The Bhagavatha says that Krishna was stealthily eating the butter that was stored by the Gopis in their homes. But think for a while. Did He go about stealing butter because He had no butter at home? It is not 'butter' that He coveted. It is the cream of virtue kept in the 'heart-pot' that He covets. That is the atmajnan, got after vigorous churning of the dualities of life. And was it 'stealing' that He did? No. He is Hari, the person who robs, who appropriates, after awakening your inner consciousness. When awakened, you gladly offer Him the fragrance of your virtue, the courage of your heart, the wisdom of your intellect. That is the 'butter' He accepts and seeks.
- Baba -