Question: We have heard of the evolving process in Bhagavatam of Brahman, Paramatma and Bhagavan. Is attaining devotional service to the Lord also an evolving process or is it a direct process?

Jayapataka Swami: You see different yogas are for different realizations. Jnana yoga you can realize Brahman. By ashtanga yoga you realize Paramatma and Brahman. By bhakti yoga you realize Bhagavan, Paramatma and Brahman. So bhakti yoga is the most complete of all the...