CC Madhya 6.270 (1975)
- sārūpyaikatvam apy uta
- dīyamānaṁ na gṛhṇanti
- vinā mat-sevanaṁ janāḥ
sālokya—the liberation of living in the same planet as the Lord; sārṣṭi—to have opulence exactly like that of the Lord; sāmīpya—to associate always with the Lord; sārūpya—to achieve a body like that of the Lord; ekatvam—to merge into the body of the Lord; api—although; uta—it is said; dīyamānam—being offered; na—not; gṛhṇanti—do accept; vinā—without; mat—My; sevanam—service; janāḥ—the pure devotees.
Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya concluded, " 'Even though he is offered all kinds of liberation, the pure devotee does not accept them. He is fully satisfied engaging in the service of the Lord.' "