|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 8: The Author Receives the Orders of Kṛṣṇa and Guru|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 8.4
jaya jaya śrīvāsādi yata bhakta-gaṇa
praṇata ha-iyā vandoń sabāra caraṇa
jaya jaya — all glories; śrīvāsa-ādi — unto Śrīvāsa Ṭhākura, etc.; yata — all; bhakta-gaṇa — devotees; praṇata — offering obeisances; ha-iyā — doing so; vandoń — I pray; sabāra — all; caraṇa — lotus feet.
Let me offer my respectful obeisances unto Śrīvāsa Ṭhākura and all the other devotees of the Lord. I fall down to offer them respect. I worship their lotus feet.
Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja Gosvāmī teaches us first to offer respect to the Pañca-tattva — Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Mahāprabhu, Nityānanda Prabhu, Advaita Prabhu, Gadādhara Prabhu and Śrīvāsa Prabhu and other devotees. We must strictly follow the principle of offering our respects to the Pañca-tattva, as summarized in the mantra śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya prabhu-nityānanda śrī-advaita gadādhara śrīvāsādi-gaura-bhakta-vṛnda. At the beginning of every function in preaching, especially before chanting the Hare Kṛṣṇa mahā-mantra — Hare Kṛṣṇa, Hare Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa, Hare Hare/ Hare Rāma, Hare Rāma, Rāma Rāma, Hare Hare — we must chant the Pañca-tattva's names and offer our respects to them.
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