“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #11”
The Nectar of Devotion, Vrndavana, 07.11.1972.
2378) Whether I know what Lord Siva told to Parvati Devi regarding happiness! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
———— But on account of association with maya, his brain is utilized for doing something harmful to the human society. They, they cannot do anything good to the human society. That is not possible. Then?
Acyutananda: ” ‘Happiness In Krsna Consciousness.’ Srila Rupa Gosvami has analyzed the different sources of happiness. He has divided happiness into three categories, which are (1) happiness derived from material enjoyment, (2) happiness derived by identifying oneself with the Supreme Brahman, and (3) happiness derived from Krsna consciousness. In the Tantra-sastra, Lord Siva speaks to his wife, Sati, in this way: ‘My dear wife, a person who has surrendered himself at the lotus feet of Govinda and who has thus developed pure Krsna consciousness can be very easily awarded all the perfections desired by the impersonalists; and beyond this, he can enjoy the happiness achieved by the pure devotees.’ ” ——-——————