The spiritual master is receiving
benediction from the ocean of mercy. Just as a cloud pours water on a forest
fire to extinguish it, so the spiritual master delivers the materially afflicted
world by extinguishing the blazing fire of material existence. I offer my
respectful obeisances unto the lotus feet of the spiritual master, who is an
ocean of auspicious qualities.
Chanting the holy name, dancing in
ecstasy, singing, and playing musical instruments, the spiritual master is
always gladdened by the sankirtana movement of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu.
Because he is relishing the mellows of pure devotion within his mind, sometimes
his hair stands on end, he feels quivering in his body, and tears flow from his
eyes like waves. I offer my respectful obeisances unto the lotus feet of the
The spiritual master is always
eager to hear and chant about the unlimited conjugal pastimes of Radhika and Madhava,
and Their qualities, names, and forms. The spiritual master aspires to relish
these at every moment. I offer my respectful obeisances unto the lotus feet of
the spiritual master.
stuvams tasya yasas tri-sandhyam
By the mercy of the spiritual
master one receives the benediction of Krishna. Without the grace of the
spiritual master, one cannot make any advancement. Therefore, I should always
remember and praise the spiritual master. At least three times a day I should
offer my respectful obeisances unto the lotus feet of the spiritual master.