, Gaudiya Vaishnavism
Sagana Sri Gaura-mahima
"e'lo gaura-rasa-nadi kadambini ha'ye"
by Srila Locana dasa Thakura
e'lo gaura-rasa-nadi kadambini ha'ye
bhasaila gaudadesa premavrsti diye
The river of gaura-rasa has come as a clid bank and flooded the
land of Gauda [Western Bengal] with a shower of love.
nityananda-raya tahe maruta sahaya
yañha nahi premavrst tañha la'ye yaha
Sriman Nityananda Raya, as the helping wind, carries that
cloud bank to any place that remains bereft of its shower of love.
hud hud-sabde aila sri advaita candra
jala-rasadhara tahe raya-ramananda
The thundering sound of that cloud is Srimad Advaita Acarya, and Srila
Ramananda Raya is its shower in the form of a stream of rasa.
causatti mahanta aila meghe sobha kari'
sri rupa-sanatana tahe haila vijuri
Sixty-four great saints have beautified that cloud, with Srila Rupa
Gosvami and Srila Sanatana Gosvami as its lightning.
krsnadasa kaviraja rasera bhandari
yatane takhila prema hemakumbha bhari'
Srila Krsnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami [the author
of Sri Caitanya-caritamrta] is the storekeeper of that rasa
(flowing mellows of love), carefully conserving the prema in a
ebe sei prema la'ye jagajane dila
e dasa locan-bhagye bindu na milila
Now taking that prema, he [Srila Krsnadasa Kaviraja]
has distributed it to the entire world, but Locana dasa's destiny is such that he
is unable to obtain a single drop of it.
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