Antya-līlāChapter 20: The Śikṣāṣṭaka Prayers

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 20.59

mora sukhasevane, kṛṣṇera sukhasańgame,

ataeva deha deńa dāna

kṛṣṇa more 'kāntā' kari', kahe more 'prāṇeśvari',

mora haya 'dāsī'-abhimāna

SYNONYMS

mora sukha — My happiness; sevanein service; kṛṣṇera sukhaKṛṣṇa's happiness; sańgame — by union with Me; ataeva — therefore; deha — My body; deńaI offer; dānaas charity; kṛṣṇa — Lord Kṛṣṇa; moreMe; kāntā kari' — accepting as beloved; kahe — says; moreto Me; prāṇa-īśvari — the most beloved; mora — My; haya — there is; dāsī-abhimāna — considering His maidservant.

TRANSLATION

"My happiness is in the service of Kṛṣṇa, and Kṛṣṇa's happiness is in union with Me. For this reason, I give My body in charity to the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa, who accepts Me as His loved one and calls Me His most beloved. It is then that I consider Myself His maidservant.

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