06 : The Greatness of Śrīla Prabhupāda
(Cc Antya 7.11) Prabhupāda’s strength came from his pure devotion to Kṛṣṇa and resolute sense of mission
26 : Vyāsa-Pūjā Book Nectar
devotional service to Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa throughout the world. your sannyāsa in Sevā-kuñja, serving Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī by compiling books on bhakti, the science of pure devotional service. Please bestow your mercy upon this lowly one, so far away from the world of pure devotional service. devotional service and allow us to serve you birth after birth.
25 : Guru-Pūjā Meditation
kevala-bhakati-sadma, bando mui sāvadhana mate The lotus feet of Śrīla Prabhupāda are the abode of pure devotional service. The lotus feet of Śrīla Prabhupāda are the only way for us to attain pure devotional service.
27 : More from the Vyāsa-Pūjā Books
Śrīla Prabhupāda, please bless me with pure devotion at the lotus feet of your beloved Lord Kṛṣṇa.
07 : Contribution to Culture and Scholarship
to equate Kṛṣṇa consciousness with Hinduism, but preferred to stress the transcendental position of pure devotional service (sarvopādhi-vinirmuktam).
In them he poetically describes Prabhupāda’s achievements in preaching and lauds his pure, devotional
In the beginning you must work very hard; you come to the stage of pure devotional platform.
That is pure devotion. Never try to take benefit from Kṛṣṇa, simply try to give benefit to Kṛṣṇa. This is pure devotion.” Of course, in the neophyte stage they can pray like that, but that is not śuddha-bhakti, pure devotion Pure devotion means to pray to the Lord, begging some service. Arjuna was actually being tested by Kṛṣṇa, and due to his pure devotion, he passed.
It seemed like a nice sentiment, but from Prabhupāda’s pure devotional viewpoint it wasn’t acceptable
karmīs, jṣānis, and yogis but to those situated on the platform of anyābhilāṣitā-śūnyaà, the mood of pure devotional service to Kṛṣṇa.
In that state he attains pure devotional service unto Me.”
After three hours of direct exposure to Kṛṣṇa’s pure devotional potency, everyone left with prasādam