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BG Chap 9 - The situation of the pure devotees

The happiness of the pure devotees are given by Kṛṣṇa directly, and not obtained by pious acts. Kṛṣṇa carries the burden of supply and maintenance of those who desire constant association with Him, and who think only of Him, worshipping Him alone. The devotees worship Kṛṣṇa as the reservoir of all auspicious qualities, as the reservoir of variegated, astonishing ambrosial pastimes and as the reservoir of divine powers. Kṛṣṇa carries what they lack and preserve what they have, though the devotees do not expect such things. Bhakti destroys all karma. The devotee has no karma due to lack of desire. Thus his happiness is personally given by Kṛṣṇa. The devotees are engaged in the nine fold practices of bhakti and neglect even their maintenance and do not care for liberation. Though Kṛṣṇa is self satisfied and indifferent to everything, still He has great affection for His devotee. And by giving the burden of their maintenance to Kṛṣṇa, it is not that devotees show lack of prema. The devotees do not give the burden, but Kṛṣṇa Himself, by His own will, accepts it. And He takes great pleasure in doing this, and does not do it out of duty.

This was exemplified in the life of a brāhmaṇa called Arjunācārya, who did not believe the Lord would carry what the devotee needs. So he scratched out vahāmi (carry) and inserted karomi (have it done) in the verse (Bg 9.22). The Lord personally came with Balarāma and gave food to the brāhmaṇa’s wife, when he was away and also showed the marks on His body, which was caused by the scratching out the word vahāmi.

For those who desire association with Kṛṣṇa eternally, Kṛṣṇa alone bears the responsibility for their attaining Him and preventing their separation from Him. The Lord, not the conducting deities such as the sun god and others, take the devotees to the spiritual world.