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Initiation Lecture [partially recorded]
this is not pure devotion. Kṛṣṇa can give. Why thousand? Millions of dollars He can give. But material profit by chanting Hare Kṛṣṇa mantra. That is not pure devotion. Sarva... What is called , instead of hundred dollars, give me thousand dollars." No. This is not pure devotion. You should all . That is pure devotion. That will make you happy. [aside:] Go on. Go on explaining... Is it prosperity, Kṛṣṇa can give you. Kṛṣṇa can... Whatever you want, Kṛṣṇa can give you. But that is not pure
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 5.18.12
devotion. That is adulterated. That is also devotion, but it is adulterated. Pure devotion means without any material desire. We serve Kṛṣṇa not for any benefit, material or spiritual. That is pure devotion. If desire. Never take to Kṛṣṇa consciousness for fulfilling some material desire. That is not pure
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.6
mercy. Tat te 'nukampāṁ su-samīkṣamāṇo [SB 10.14.8]. Otherwise, that is not pure devotion. Actually "No, I have no trouble for this. If You want to benedict me, please give me pure devotion on Your lotus feet." Guest: Bhakti. Prabhupāda: Bhakti. So that is pure devotion. That we should hanker
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.1.1–2
philosophy, there should not be any tinge of karmī's philosophy---that is not pure devotion. That is . This is pure devotion. Therefore here in the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam it is said, dharmaḥ projjhita -kaitavo [SB 1.1.2]. Chala-dharma, which is not pure devotion, that is completely thrown away in the effulgence, that is not pure devotion. That is rejected = dharmaḥ projjhita. Dharma, artha, kāma jñāna-karmādy-anāvṛtam ānukūlyena kṛṣṇānu- śīlanaṁ bhaktir uttamā [Brs. 1.1.11] That is pure
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 6.2.11
[Bg. 4.9]—once you remember Kṛṣṇa's pastimes, Kṛṣṇa's form, in pure devotion, he immediately becomes liberated. The karma-kāṇḍīya, they cannot understand this. Therefore pure devotion should be freed liberated from this material condition." Therefore pure devotion means anyābhilāṣitā-śūnyaṁ jñāna -karmādy-anāvṛtam [Brs. 1.1.11]. Pure devotion means one should be freed from all material desires speculation, they try to understand what is God. So they are not pure devotion. They are karma-kāṇḍa
The Nectar of Devotion
enhance. That is pure devotion. Just like in foreign country, when one Indian meets another Indian Lord. That is the characteristic of pure devotion." Prabhupāda: Yes. This is instructed by Lord devotee. These are the characteristics of pure devotion. This chapter is "Characteristics of Pure to make our desires śūnyam. Simply we be engaged in the service of the Lord. That is pure devotion. Go
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.9.40
, or to satisfy some inquires, they are not pure devotion. So the gopīs' activities, they are the supreme platform of pure devotion. There is no other business. There is no other business. Gopīs, they
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.3.18
unfavorably. This is pure devotion. Similarly, in the Nārada Pañcarātra it is said, sarvopādhi-vinirmuktaṁ -grade servant. That is pure devotion. So Prahlāda Mahārāja, a pure devotee, he did not like to
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.5
." That is the result of pure devotion. Even one goes to God with a motive, but if he actually becomes does not come." That is pure devotion. "Oh, I served God so many years, and still I could not see fulfilled, they became atheist. Therefore this type of devotion is not pure devotion. Motive... God is approach God to love Him, that's all, without any return. That is pure devotion. That is described
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 7.9.12-13
-vṛtti. So the Lord was very satisfied. That is the way of pure devotion. That was taught by Lord . That is pure devotion. So Prahlāda Mahārāja was a pure devotee. Therefore he does not make any prayer. Therefore I must offer my gratitude." That is intelligence. That is pure devotion. [break Mahārāja is asking something, "Give me this for my sense gratification." No. This is the sign of pure devotion. So he says, mahi gṛṇāmi: "I shall simply..." You can pray. Anyone can pray. It does not
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.6
only with the service of the Lord. That is pure devotion. Because there is no desire. That is explained ." That is pure devotion. Just like Prahlāda Mahārāja was offered all kinds of facilities. "Prahlāda You." These are the highest ideas of pure devotion. Ahaituky apratihatā. Then "You are poor man. How svargāpavarga-narakeṣv api tulyārtha-darśinaḥ [SB 6.17.28] For heaven or hell, it doesn't matter. That is pure devotion. Anyābhilāṣitā-śūnyam [Brs. 11.1.11], without any desire. That is also desire, that "I am
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 2.3.10
any desires. Even in greatest danger, they do not ask Kṛṣṇa. That is pure devotion, anyābhilāṣitā that you go to Kṛṣṇa and ask all nonsense from Him. That is not pure devotion. Pure devotion is akāmaḥ

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