anartha-nivṛtti


anartha-nivṛtti
the clearing of all unwanted desires from the heart. This is the third stage in the development of the creeper of devotion, which occurs by the influence of sādhu-saṅga and bhajana-kriyā

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  • bhakti-latā — the creeper of devotion. Bhakti is likened to a creeper which grows in the bhakta’s heart until it matures and produces the fruit of love for Kṛṣṇa. The bīja, or seed, of this creeper is characterized as kṛṣṇa sevā vāsana, the desire to serve Śrī …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia