Srila Gurudeva Bhaktivedanta Narayana Goswami Maharaja: Oct 2, 2003
“How will it be possible for a sadhaka (spiritual practitioner) to attain this possessiveness for Sri Krsna?
It will first sprout for Srila Gurudeva, the asraya or associate of Krsna. The sadhaka will feel, “He is my life and soul. He is more dear and intimate than my own soul.”
Then, when that possessiveness for Gurudeva gradually matures, Gurudeva will personally transform it into possessiveness for Sri Krsna Himself.”