(Click to enlarge photo of Srila Prabhupada's lotus foot)
"Freedom from māyā's influence is possible when one engages in the service of the great devotees (mahac-caraṇa-sevā). Without worshiping the lotus feet of a great devotee, one cannot be freed from māyā's influence. Śrīla Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura therefore says, chāḍiyā vaiṣṇava-sevā nistāra pāyeche kebā: 'Who has been freed from māyā's clutches without serving the lotus feet of a Vaiṣṇava?' "