“In the Shrimad-Bhagavatam it is said that the foolish do not know that Vishnu is the ultimate goal of life. According to the conclusion of all authoritative Vedic scriptures, when a person comes to the stage of appreciating Vishnu, he is at the beginning of devotional service. If one cultivates devotional service further and further, under proper guidance, other features of devotional service will gradually become manifest.” (The Nectar of Devotion, Ch 35)
Friend1: Svartha-gatim hi vishnu.
Friend2: I believe that’s a quote from Prahlada Maharaja.
Friend1: In the Shrimad Bhagavatam.
Friend2: Do you know what it means?
Friend1: Going to Vishnu?
Friend2: Not just the destination. It’s talking about svartha. This is the interest, artha, of the self, sva. Reaching the destination of Vishnu is the most important.
Friend1: There is an associated term, right?
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