“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #8”
The Nectar of Devotion — Vrndavana, November 2, 1972.
2133) Whether I know I should not pray Krsna for any sense gratification! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
————- I may eat the remnants of foodstuff eaten by the devotee.” Just like Bharata Maharaja, he became a deer, but he was associating with saintly persons. He understood that “I was formerly King Bharata. My chance, my mind being absorbed in the thinking of a deer, I have become a deer. All right. Doesn’t matter.” So he was associating with devotees. Similarly, a devotee is not interested to become liberated, go back to home, back to Godhead. Of course, even if he’s not interested, Krsna takes him. Tyaktva deham punar janma naiti mam eti [Bg. 4.9]. That is natural. But that is not our… We don’t pray to Krsna for anything of sense gratification. —-———————–