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Only the faithful can enter into the intricacies of these topics, and faith is the basic principle for making progress in the supramental state of transcendental love in separation. The lila of Radha and Krishna is transcendental and confidential. One who has faith in Lord Chaitanya and His recommended process for spiritual upliftment can enter into the confidential service of the Divine Couple, which is all-attractive for the pure devotees.

It must be understood that the talks between Lord Chaitanya and Ramananda Raya are not a creation of mental speculators who are not in the transcendental chain of disciplic succession and who are always doubtful about the Absolute Truth. Nobody whose basic tendency is to engage in mundane arguments can enter the precincts of these topics. They are above such a materialistic approach. Because the subject matter is supramundane, it is therefore not possible to understand it without having reached the supramental state.

Nobody need try to understand these transcendental topics by strenuous academic manipulation of the brain and mind, because both the mundane brain and mind are useless when attempting to reach this supramental state. Only service to Godhead and His agents can help one to experience the revelation of the truth. Mental speculation, which produces only pseudoresults, simply creates a disturbance.

The transcendental domain discussed by Shri Ramananda Raya and Lord Chaitanya is solely the property of those faithful devotees of Shri Krishna who have a record of service in devotional life.

All glories to Lord Chaitanya and Lord Nityananda Prabhu along with Shri Advaita Prabhu and all the devotees of Lord Chaitanya, who are known as the Gaura-bhaktas. Lord Chaitanya, by the disc weapon of His exclusive mercy, delivered the inhabitants of South India, who were situated like elephants being attacked by the crocodiles of different religious sects. Thus Lord Chaitanya converted them all to Vaishnavism and proceeded onward throughout South India, where He visited many, many holy places of pilgrimage.