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Servant of God - an essential subject
People in general do not seek an opportunity to render service. Rather, people like to be served and feel themselves the master. But ultimately, everybody is serving - his senses, family, superiors, country, etc. We can not avoid it, because it is an inherant part of our nature. We can only chose, if we serve the material energy which binds us or if we become servants of God which free us. By serving material energy, we will only serve partial goals and therefore stay on the material platform which is temporary and full of misery.
By becoming a servant of God we will find ultimate happiness and satisfaction which lasts eternally. Bhagavad-gita explains how all spirit souls are part and parcels of God and our constitutional position is to be His eternal servants. Just as by pouring water on the root of the plant, even the last branch will receive nutrition, in a same way, by serving Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, all the living entities will receive their nutrition and satisfaction.
Srila Prabhupada's books, lectures, conversations and letters offer a comprehensive presentation of this essential subject as seen in the Vaniquotes Servant of God category. An introduction from his books is given below in the following 12 quotes.
Quotes from Srila Prabhupada's books
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Vanipedia has now over 903 introductory articles compiled from Srila Prabhupada's books under the series titled Essential Subjects. All these articles can be seen in the Table of Content on the right side of this article and also here in this Umbrella Category. Browse through them to relish the breadth and depth of Srila Prabhupada's teachings - There is a subject for everyone.