anera ki katha, baladeva mahasaya
anera—of others; ki katha—what to speak; baladeva—Lord Baladeva; mahasaya—the Supreme Personality; yanra—His; bhava—emotion; suddha-sakhya—pure friendship; vatsalya-adi-maya—with a touch of paternal love.
What to speak of others, even Lord Baladeva, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, is full of emotions like pure friendship and paternal love.
Although Lord Baladeva appeared before the birth of Lord Krsna and is therefore Krsna's worshipable elder brother, He used to act as Krsna's eternal servitor. In the spiritual sky all the Vaikuntha planets are predominated by the quadruple expansions of Krsna known as the catur-vyuha. They are direct expansions from Baladeva. It is the singularity of the Supreme Lord that everyone in the spiritual sky thinks himself a servitor of the Lord. According to social convention one may be superior to Krsna, but factually everyone engages in His service. Therefore in the spiritual sky or the material sky, in all the different planets, no one is able to supersede Lord Krsna or demand service from Him. On the contrary, everyone engages in the service of Lord Krsna. As such, the more a person engages in the service of the Lord, the more he is important; and, conversely, the more one is bereft of the transcendental service of Krsna, the more he invites the bad fortune of material contamination. In the material world, although materialists want to become one with God or compete with God, everyone directly or indirectly engages in the service of the Lord. The more one is forgetful of the service of Krsna, the more he is considered to be dying. Therefore, when one develops pure Krsna consciousness, he immediately develops his eternal servitorship to Krsna.
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