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Guru Puja

sri-guru-charana-padma
kevala-bhakati-sadma
bando mui savadhana mate
jahara prasade bhai
e bhava toriya jai
krishna-prapti hoy jaha hoite

guru-mukha-padma-vakya
chittete koriya aikya
ar na koriho mane asha
sri-guru-charane rati
ei se uttama-gati
je prasade pure sarve asha

chakhu-dan dilo jei
janme janme prabhu sei
divya-gyan hride prokashito
prema-bhakti jaha hoite
avidya vinasha jate
vede gay jahara charito

sri-guru karuna-sindhu
adhama janara bandhu
lokanath lokera jivana
ha ha prabhu koro doya
deho more pada-chhaya
ebe jasa ghushuk tribhuvana

TRANSLATION

The lotus feet of our spiritual master are the only way by which we can attain pure devotional service. I bow to his lotus feet with great awe and reverence. By his grace one can cross the ocean of material suffering and obtain the mercy of Krsna.

My only wish is to have my consciousness purified by the words emanating from his lotus mouth. Attachment to his lotus feet is the perfection that fulfills all desires.

He opens my darkened eyes and fills my heart with transcendental knowledge. He is my Lord birth after birth. From him ecstatic prema emanates; by him ignorance is destroyed. The Vedic scriptures sing of his character.

Our spiritual master is the ocean of mercy, the friend of the poor, and the lord and master of the devotees. O master! Be merciful unto me. Give me the shade of your lotus feet. Your fame is spread all over the three worlds.

JAYA SRILA PRABHUPADA!

An arati is done for Srila Prabhupada and the devotees dance and offer flowers to his lotus feet. Then a kirtan is done for the Deities. After dancing and chanting, the devotees have probably worked up an appetite and now prasadam, food offered with love to Sri Krsna, is available for everyone to honor.

Chapter 1

Honoring Prasada

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