Envious of others devotional service will dry up our devotional service.

Excerpts from Srimad Bhagavatm 3.15.19 by H G Rajiv Locan Prabhu.
“Although flowering plants like the mandära, kunda, kurabaka, utpala, campaka, arëa, punnäga, nägakeçara, bakula, lily and pärijäta are full of transcendental fragrance, they are still conscious of the austerities performed by tulasé, for tulasé is given special preference by the Lord, who garlands Himself with tulasi leaves.”
  1. In spiritual world even birds and flowers are conscious of service to KRISHNA.
  2. Service attitude is central in spiritual world. Training now in service attitude very important to go Back to Godhead.
  3. Attitude of service very important in spiritual world, when other devotees are rendering better service than me, still no enviousness and jealousy.
  4. Srila Prabhupada had to face so many envious people..American government, Indian government and his own God brothers. But, he was not envious of them.
  5. Devotees should not be envious of those who are envious towards them.
  6. “Appreciating other devotees service will flourish our devotional service.”
  7. “Envious of others devotional service will dry up our devotional service.”
  8. In spiritual world there are many fragrant and beautiful flowers, still they glorify Tulasi maharani.
  9. If living entity becomes envious, he can’t get out of this material world for millions and millions of birth.
  10. Hiranyakashipu became so envious, that he was ready to kill his own own.
  11. Krishna spoke to Arjuna because he was non-envious.(Anasuya). So, was given the most confidential knowledge that Krishna is Supreme Personality of Godhead and we have to serve Him.
  12. Mayavadi’s are envious of KRISHNA. They want to become one with God.
  13. In spiritual world there is healthy competition. Spiritual consciousness makes them feel inspired by seeing other devotees doing better service. Vaikuntha world means I should try more and more to please KRISHNA. Humility is very important and appreciated by the Lord.
  14. Envy can be used on non- devotees. When somebody criticizes KRISHNA, we have to become hard and harsh.
  15. When devotees become angry on non-devotees it for their good.
  16. A devotee should be so well versed that he should destroy all arguments, or cut off his head.
  17. In transcendental world a devotee is not envious of other devotee because of excellence.
  18. In spiritual everything is absolute, no subordination..but out of humility devotees accept subordination.
  19. When we accept our inferior position, it is not because of envy.
  20. When a disciple asked Srila Prabhupada –  Why Everybody loves Srila Prabhupada? , He replied – Because he loved everybody.
  21. A devotee can check how much he is advanced, by seeing how much he has become free from enviousness.
  22. Lord.or spiritual master doesn’t see quantity of service, but how much it was done in a pure consciousness.

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