CC Madhya 12.29
- yadyapi īśvara tumi parama svatantra
- tathāpi svabhāve hao prema-paratantra
yadyapi—although; īśvara—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; tumi—You; parama—supremely; svatantra—independent; tathāpi—still; svabhāve—by Your nature; hao—You become; prema-paratantra—subordinate to love.
“Although You are the Supreme Personality of Godhead and are completely independent, still You are dependent on the love and affection of Your devotees. That is Your nature.”