svā-mādhurya āsvādite karena yatana
bhakta-bhāva vinu nahe tāhā āsvādana
svā-mādhurya—the sweetness of Himself; āsvādite—to taste; karena yatana—makes endeavors; bhakta-bhāva—the emotion of being a devotee; vinu—without; nahe—there is not; tāhā—that; āsvādana—tasting.
He tries to taste His own sweetness, but He cannot do so without accepting the emotions of a devotee.
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