TEXT 189
sālokya-sārṣṭi-sārūpya-
sāmīpyaikatvam apy uta
dīyamānaṁ na gṛhṇanti
vinā mat-sevanaṁ janāḥ
SYNONYMS
sālokya—to live on the same planet; sārṣṭi—to acquire the same opulence; sārūpya—to achieve the same bodily features; sāmīpya—to live always near the Supreme Lord; ekatvam—to merge into the existence of the Lord; api—even; uta—certainly; dīyamānam—being offered; na gṛhṇanti—do not take; vinā—without; mat-sevanam—My service; janāḥ—the devotees.
TRANSLATION
"My devotees do not accept sālokya, sārṣṭi, sārūpya, sāmīpya, or oneness with Me-even if I offer these liberations-in preference to serving Me.' "
PURPORT
This verse is spoken by Lord Kapila, an avatāra of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, in Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (3.29.13).

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