“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #13”
The Nectar of Devotion; Vrndavana, November 12, 1972
2523) Whether I know Devotional service is transcendental! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
———— Prabhupada: So Narada Muni instructed to Vyasadeva under the verse, tyaktva sva-dharmam caranambujam harer: [SB 1.5.17] “Even one takes to devotional service, takes shelter of the lotus feet of Lord Krsna, some way or other…” Kamad lobhad bhayat, as it is stated in the Srimad Bhagavatam. Just like the gopis, they took shelter of Krsna superficially by lusty desire. But it was not lusty desire. It was pure love. ——-———-