(yadi) prabhupada na haita tabe ki haita
(e) jivana bahita kise?
nitai-gaurera apara karuna ke dita sakala dese || (1)
If srila Prabhupada had not come, what would have happened? How could we have passed our lives? Who else would have distributed the unlimited mercy of Lord Nityananda and Lord Gauranga all over the world?
pascatyera yata papi duracari sunyavadi mayavadi |
tadera uddara karibare mana hena kon dayanidhi || (2)
Which other compassionate person would have endeavored to deliver the abominable, sinful, impersonalistic and voidistic people in the West?
tadera nikate kon jana asi bilaita harinam |
sabhya jiva rupe gadite tadera ke haita aguyan || (3)
Who else would have come to distribute harinama to them? Who else would have come forward to transform them into civilized beings?
dese dese hari-vigraha seva arati ratri-dine |
ratha yatradi mahotsava saba sikaita kon jane || (4)
Who else would have taught them how to worship the Deity form of Lord Hari day and night with arati-kirtana, and how to conduct the Ratha-yatra and other grand festivals?
gita-bhagavata caitanya carita premamrta rasasara |
kata na sundara sarala kariya ke bujhaita ara || (5)
Bhagavad-gita, srimad-Bhagavatam and Caitanya-caritamrta contain the essence of the nectarean mellows of love of Godhead. Who else would have explained these scriptures so clearly and beautifully?
kata kasta sahi prita mane rahi ke va dita harinam |
ke dita modera puri vrindavana mayapura mata dham || (6)
Who else would have tolerated all difficulties, and distributed harinama with a pleasant heart? Who would have given us the dhamas such as Mayapur, Vrindavana, and Jagannatha Puri?
parama mangala sri caitanya maha-prabhura siksa dhana |
acare pracare sada amadere ke karita niyojana || (7)
The teachings of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu constitute the greatest and most auspicious treasure. Who else would have engaged us in constantly practicing and preaching it?
premakalpataru nitai-gaurera krpa kana labhibare |
niravadhi jaya-pataka hrdaya tomare sarana kare || (8)
Sri Sri Nitai Gaura are desire trees of love of Godhead. Desiring a drop of Their mercy, Jayapataka’s heart incessantly takes shelter of Your Divine Grace.