TEXT 189
samipyaikatvam apy uta
diyamanam na grhnanti
vina mat-sevanam janah
salokya—to live on the same planet; sarsti—to acquire the same opulence; sarupya—to achieve the same bodily features; samipya—to live always near the Supreme Lord; ekatvam—to merge into the existence of the Lord; api—even; uta—certainly; diyamanam—being offered; na grhnanti—do not take; vina—without; mat-sevanam—My service; janah—the devotees.
"My devotees do not accept salokya, sarsti, sarupya, samipya, or oneness with Me-even if I offer these liberations-in preference to serving Me.' "
This verse is spoken by Lord Kapila, an avatara of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, in Srimad-Bhagavatam (3.29.13).

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