“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #5”
1127) Whether I know how to come to the platform of spontaneous service! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
———— In the beginning, we have to force, that “You rise early in the morning. There is mangala aratrika. You have to perform it.” But when this function will be done spontaneously, “Oh, this is the time to offer mangala aratrika to my Lord…” That is wanted. That is wanted. Not that “Oh, it is a heavy burden to rise early in the morning and to offer mangala aratrika.” That is not spontaneous. `But one has to act under the direction of spiritual master and sastra, which is called vidhi-bhakti, regulative devotional service, he comes to the platform of spontaneous service. ————-————-