SB 1.2

Becoming Servant Of Servant By Radhanath Swami

The conditioned life of a living being is caused by his revolting against the Lord. The eternal natural condition of the soul , jivera swarūp hoy krishnera nitya dās, is to be the loving servant of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.. But when within our consciousness an exploitative motive comes into our life it is that, that creates the great illusion of māya. Māya the eternal material energy of the Lord is for those who want to exploit or lord it over the resources of material nature.

94-006 'Humbling Ourselves (SB 1.2.19)' by HH Radhanath Swami

  tadä rajas-tamo-bhäväù käma-lobhädayaç ca ye ceta etair anäviddhaà sthitaà sattve prasédati (SB 1.2.19)  Translation As soon as irrevocable loving service is established in the heart, the effects of nature’s modes of passion and ignorance, such as lust, desire and hankering,…