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CC Adi 4.207

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 207

sālokya-sārṣṭi-sārūpya-
sāmīpyaikatvam apy uta
dīyamānaṁ na gṛhṇanti
vinā mat-sevanaṁ janāḥ


SYNONYMS

sālokya—being on the same planet as Me; sārṣṭi—having opulence equal to Mine; sārūpya—having the same form as Me; sāmīpya—having direct association with Me; ekatvam—oneness with Me; api—even; uta—or; dīyamānam—being given; na—not; gṛhṇanti—accept; vinā—without; mat-sevanam—My service; janāḥ—the devotees.


TRANSLATION

"My devotees do not accept sālokya, sārṣṭi, sārūpya, sāmīpya or oneness with Me—even if I offer these liberations—in preference to serving Me."


PURPORT

These three verses from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (3.29.11-13) were spoken by Lord Kṛṣṇa in the form of Kapiladeva.