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What does it mean to serve God?

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"what does it mean to serve God"

Lectures

Srimad-Bhagavatam Lectures

We are glorifying the Lord. We are preaching God's glory. We are publishing book for understanding God. We are cooking for feeding God. So many, all our activities are meant for serving the Lord, that's all.
Lecture on SB 5.5.1-2 -- Paris, August 12, 1973:

Jyotirmayī: He's asking what does it mean to serve God?

Prabhupāda: Help what?

Jyotirmayī: What does it mean...

Yogeśvara: Serve God. What it means to serve Him.

Prabhupāda: You do not know the meaning of serving?

Jyotirmayī: So, he said, yeah I know what it means service. Service means that I must do something good...

Prabhupāda: Yes!

Jyotirmayī: ...to someone. But what does that mean to serve God? If you are not able to do it, what exactly, why do we have to do it?

Prabhupāda: No, you can do it. As you are serving your country, your family, or your friend. You are serving already. It is not that you are not serving. Similarly, you can serve God. Just like, we find from Bhagavad-gītā, Arjuna. Arjuna served God, Kṛṣṇa. He was a military man. So he was engaged in fighting. Kṛṣṇa wanted him to fight for His interest, so he fought. That is service to God. Every position, as you are serving your country, your family, your friend, you can serve God also. (break) ...show you the example in every center, what we are doing. We are glorifying the Lord. We are preaching God's glory. We are publishing book for understanding God. We are cooking for feeding God. So many, all our activities are meant for serving the Lord, that's all.

April 7, 0011 JL +
August 22, 0012 JL +
BG: 0 +, SB: 0 +, CC: 0 +, OB: 0 +, Lec: 1 +, Conv: 0 +  and Let: 0 +