“Without knowledge, one cannot be detached. And what is that knowledge? The knowledge is that ‘I am not this matter; I am spirit soul.’ So… But this knowledge is… Although it is very easy thing to say, that “I am not this body, but I am spirit soul,” but actually to have perfect knowledge, that is a great job. It is not very easy. For getting that supreme knowledge so many, I mean to say, transcendentalists, they were trying life after life, just to get detached. But the easiest process is that if one is engaged in the devotional service. That is the formula given in Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam. Vāsudeve bhagavati (SB 1.2.7). Vāsudeve bhagavati, ‘in the Personality of Godhead, Kṛṣṇa.’ Vāsudeva is Kṛṣṇa.”

660427 Lecture – Srila Prabhupada Speaks a Nectar Drop in New York