“Fulfilling my desire and sacrificing His own promise, He got down from the chariot, took up its wheel, and ran towards me hurriedly, just as a lion goes to kill an elephant. He even dropped His outer garment on the way.” (Bhishmadeva, Shrimad Bhagavatam, 1.9.37)
The Supreme Lord is atmarama. This compound Sanskrit word means “satisfied in the self.” This is one of limitless wonderful and perfect descriptions of God, who is originally a person, having a distinct spiritual identity. He is within all of us as the Supersoul, but we are not identical to Him. All beings are in Him, but He not in them.
“By Me, in My unmanifested form, this entire universe is pervaded. All beings are in Me, but I am not in them.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 9.4)
Since He is atmarama, He has no reason to…
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