CC Madhya 9.113 (1975)
- ei lāgi' sukha-bhoga chāḍi' cira-kāla
- vrata-niyama kari' tapa karila apāra
ei lāgi'-for this reason; sukha-bhoga—the enjoyment of Vaikuṇṭha; chāḍi'-giving up; cira-kāla—for a long time; vrata-niyama—vows and regulative principles; kari'-accepting; tapa—austerity; karila apāra—performed unlimitedly.
"Just to associate with Kṛṣṇa, Lakṣmī abandoned all transcendental happiness in Vaikuṇṭha and for a long time accepted vows and regulative principles and performed unlimited austerities."