evaá¹ ká¹á¹£á¹a-mater brahman
kÄlaá¸¥ prÄdurabhÅ«t kÄle
taá¸it saudÄmanÄ« yathÄ
evam - thus; ká¹á¹£á¹a-mateá¸¥ - one who is fully absorbed in thinking of Ká¹á¹£á¹a; brahman - O VyÄsadeva; na - not; Äsaktasya - of one who is attached; amala-Ätmanaá¸¥ - of one who is completely free from all material dirt; kÄlaá¸¥ - death; prÄdurabhÅ«t - become visible; kÄle - in the course of time; taá¸it - lightning; saudÄmanÄ« - illuminating; yathÄ - as it is.
To be fully absorbed in the thought of Ká¹á¹£á¹a means clearance of material dirts or hankerings. As a very rich man has no hankerings for small petty things, so also a devotee of Lord Ká¹á¹£á¹a, who is guaranteed to pass on to the kingdom of God, where life is eternal, fully cognizant and blissful, naturally has no hankerings for petty material things, which are like dolls or shadows of the reality and are without permanent value. That is the sign of spiritually enriched persons. And in due course of time, when a pure devotee is completely prepared, all of a sudden the change of body occurs which is commonly called death. And for the pure devotee such a change takes place exactly like lightning, and illumination follows simultaneously. That is to say a devotee simultaneously changes his material body and develops a spiritual body by the will of the Supreme. Even before death, a pure devotee has no material affection, due to his bodyâs being spiritualized like a red-hot iron in contact with fire.