His Divine Grace Om Vishnupad
Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj
Sri Nabadwip Dham, evening class, part 1
7 November 2012, mostly translated from Bengali
[After chanting all evening kirtans, plus all the Siksastakam
Are you sleepy? These were the Siksastakamkirtans. If you do
not understand them, what will you do? These are very high level kirtans,
very high conception, we do not have now the power to understand them. Even
we start singing them, but do not get strength to finish all of them. But do
you get taste for taking plain dal and subji every day? At
first good taste is not coming, you want to eat some other things, but that
taste eventually comes—if you continuously chant kirtans, every day,
you will understand them.
sri-krsna-viraha ara sahite na pari
parana chhadite ara dina dui chari
"I am unable to further tolerate this separation from my Lord Krishna and am
ready to give up my life in two days or four."
It says here, "Prabhu, I am unable to see You anymore! Unable to bear it, I
will not keep this life any longer!"
'Can you see anybody as kind as Nityananda Prabhu, as kind as Gurudev? If you
hear Nityananda Prabhu's glorification, tears will come automatically, stone
will be melted, but our heart is so hard, nothing happens, nothing changes in
'To the Supreme Lord, whose form is the embodiment of eternal existence, knowledge, and bliss, whose shark-shaped earrings are swinging to and fro, who is beautifully shining in the divine realm of Gokula, who [due to the offence of breaking the pot of yogurt that his mother was churning into butter and then stealing the butter that was kept hanging from a swing] is quickly running from the wooden grinding mortar in fear of Mother Yasoda, but who has been caught from behind by her who ran after Him with greater speed—to that Supreme Lord, Sri Damodara, I offer my humble obeisances.'