“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #8”
The Nectar of Devotion Vrndavana, November 3, 1972
2156) Whether I know what mukti is! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
———————– Prabhupada: Yes. So “Pure devotional service is the only means to attract…” “Those in pure devotional service deride even the conception of liberation.” Mukti. Prabodhananda Sarasvati… Kaivalyam. Mukti’s another name is kaivalya. “Everything is one. One, knowledge.” That’s all. So Prabodhananda Sarasvati says, kaivalyam narakayate. This conception of liberation, that “I have become one with the Supreme,” it is, to a devotee, just like hell. Kaivalyam narakayate. They do not give very much value to such conception, to become one with the Supreme. Or liberation, mukti. And the, this is moksa-kami, those who are aspiring after… Nirbheda-brahmanu-sandhana, without any difference with the Supreme Brahman. That is called mukti, liberation. —————————–