“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #12”
The Nectar of Devotion, Vrndavana, 09.11.1972—
2387) Whether I know what eternal and temporary happiness are! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
————– Happiness derived from pure devotional service is the highest because it is eternal. But the happiness derived from material perfection or understanding oneself to be Brahman is inferior because it is temporary. There is no preventing one’s falling down from material happiness, and there is even every chance of falling down from the spiritual happiness derived out of identifying oneself with the impersonal Brahman.” —————————