“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #12”
The Nectar of Devotion, Vrndavana, 09.11.1972—
2397) Whether I know I am also joyful as Krsna! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
——————- So unless and until we have got a stay in the Vaikuntha planets, which are situated in the Brahman effulgence, then simply in the impersonal Brahman effulgence we cannot stay, because there is no variety. Therefore to enjoy variety, one has to come down again to this material variety. Aruhya krcchrena param padam tatah patanty adhah anadrta, anadrta-yusmad-anghrayah [SB 10.2.32]. Because we are living entities, part and parcel of the supreme living entity, Param Brahman, Bhagavan Sri Krsna, so, as Sri Krsna is by nature joyful, anandamayo ‘bhyasat (Vedanta-sutra 1.1.12), similarly we are also joyful. —–——-