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CC Madhya 24.198

Text

bhakti-prabhāva, — sei kāma chāḍāñā
kṛṣṇa-pade bhakti karāya guṇe ākarṣiyā

Synonyms

bhakti-prabhāva — the influence of devotional service; sei — that; kāma — material desire; chāḍāñā — causing to give up; kṛṣṇa-pade — unto the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa; bhakti karāya — engages in devotional service; guṇe — by transcendental qualities; ākarṣiyā — attracting.

Translation

“Devotional service is so strong that when one engages in it, he gradually gives up all material desires and becomes fully attracted to the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa. All this is brought about by attraction for the transcendental qualities of the Lord.