“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga # 7” –-
The Nectar of Devotion——Vrndavana, November 2, 1972
2099) Whether I know how I am different from a stone! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
——————— And at the end Krsna asked Arjuna, “What is your decision?” Yathecchasi tatha kuru [Bg. 18.63]. “You can do whatever you like. I have given you instruction, full instruction. Now whatever you like, you can do.” This means every living entity has got a little independence. Krsna, or God, does not interfere with that independence. Yathecchasi tatha kuru. At the last, also, Krsna says, sarva-dharman parityajya mam ekam saranam vraja [Bg. 18.66]. “You do it.” Krsna can instruct us, “You do it.” If I don’t do it, that is my option. That option is always there. Krsna does not oblige me. Otherwise, what is the difference between me and the stone? ——–————