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The Nectar of Devotion
Pradyumna: [reading] "4) Pure devotional service is rarely achieved. 5) Those in pure devotional service..." Prabhupāda : Page number? Page number? Pradyumna: Page 2. "Those in pure devotional service deride even the conception of liberation. [microphone feedback] 6) Pure devotional service is the only means to attract Kṛṣṇa. Kṛṣṇa is all-attractive, but pure devotional service attracts even Him. This means that pure devotional service is even transcendentally stronger than Kṛṣṇa Himself
The Nectar of Devotion
interests of Kṛṣṇa. This..., this is purity of purpose and the platform of pure devotional service in request. Yes. Next. Pradyumna: " 'The Characteristics of Pure Devotional Service.' In the Śrīmad instructing His mother, has given the following characteristics of pure devotional service = 'My dear Devotional Service." Pure devotional service should be without any desire, anyābhilāṣitā-śūnyam characteristics of pure devotional service, which are as follows = (1) Pure devotional service brings
The Nectar of Devotion
as pure devotional service. Pure devotional service should be free from the desire for any material has to learn Kṛṣṇa consciousness, or pure devotional service..." Prabhupāda: Yes. Jñāna-karmādy -anāvṛtam [Cc. Madhya 19.167]. Pure devotional service should be uncovered by the motive of nirbheda -brahmānusandhana, the motive of karma and motive of jñāna. That is pure devotional service. No motive : "One has to learn Kṛṣṇa consciousness, or pure devotional service, from the authorities by
The Nectar of Devotion
was explaining the other six items, how devotional service, pure devotional service, is the only . That is pure devotional service. Kṛṣṇa also gave him certificate, bhakto 'si priyo 'si [Bg. 4.3] = "My . Attention of Kṛṣṇa can be attracted by pure devotional service, without any personal motive. If it is working for his personal benefit, karmī, jñānī, yogī. But Kṛṣṇa says, "Pure devotional service..." Not ... Rūpa Gosvāmī says, "Pure devotional service is the only means to attract Kṛṣṇa." Hmm. Now... But
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many different levels of pure devotional service? Prabhupāda: Pure devotional service is one. So ? Prabhupāda: Yes. Yes. Makhanlāl: So at different levels of advancement of pure devotional service. Satsvarūpa mango. Then it becomes ripe---also a mango. So pure devotional service is different when we begin
The Nectar of Devotion
material contamination. So one who becomes engaged immediately in pure devotional service, he that we are trying to engage everyone in pure devotional service. Anyābhilāṣitā-śūnyam [Brs. 1.1.11 ]. Pure devotional service means to serve Kṛṣṇa without any motive. That is pure. Without any motive existence of Brahman. Therefore pure devotional service should be uncontaminated with that jñāna idea dictate anything or he desires anything. That is pure devotional service. So there are many śāstric
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.7
who is engaged in pure devotional service, under the lotus feet of Vāsudeva, Kṛṣṇa, he's already -pṛcchā. Then you'll have to inquire, inquiry, sad-dharma, about pure devotional service. That is bhagavati bhakti-yogaḥ prayojitaḥ [SB 1.2.7]. If we execute pure devotional service into the lotus feet of devotional service. Just like Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu. One should read thoroughly this Bhakti-rasāmṛta -śāstra-guru vākya, tinete kariyā aikya. You must learn from guru, from śāstra, what is actually pure
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, not all. Kecit means somebody. Kecit kevalayā bhaktyā. Simply by pure devotional service. Simply by pure devotional service, vāsudeva-parāyaṇāḥ, I mean, inclined to Vāsudeva, Kṛṣṇa. Vāsudeva bhaktyā. Kevala-bhakti. There is no mixture. Kevala means only pure devotional service. What is that pure devotional service? anyābhilāṣitā-śūnyaṁ jñāna-karmādy-anāvṛtam ānukūlyena kṛṣṇānu- śīlanaṁ
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state he attains pure devotional service unto Me." Prabhupāda: Equally disposed. As soon as he knows engaged in pure devotional service. This means that one who is engaged in pure devotional service to gratification, there is misery, but in the absolute world, when one is engaged in pure devotional service, there
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from the Lord, Kṛṣṇa immediately delivers it, but pure devotional service He keeps hidden. rājan , Kṛṣṇa immediately delivers it, but pure devotional service He keeps hidden. hena prema śrī-caitanya vanquishes all sinful activities. Thus pure devotional service, which is the cause of love of Godhead
The Nectar of Devotion
candidate for pure devotional service." Prabhupāda: "It can be concluded that a person who is freed from the bodily concept of life is an eligible candidate for pure devotional service." Ah. People [Bg. 14.26]. One who is engaged in pure devotional service, he's in the Brahman platform. He should
Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.3.26
victim. You see? So by pure devotional service only, you can remain in pure goodness. Otherwise it will be adulterated. Pure devotional service. What is that pure devotional service? Anyābhilāṣitā

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