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Srila Prabhupada's Poetry - Vrndavane Bhajana - The Topmost Devotee is Glorious

gurudeva balechila - kanistha e' saba
eta-dine bujhilama tanra vani-rava

My Gurudeva boldly declared, "All these babajis in Vraja are neophytes." Today I have finally understood the resounding truth of what he said.

"sastra-yukte sunipuna drdha-sraddha ya'ra
uttama-adhikari sei taraye samsara"

"One who is expert in the conclusions of the revealed scriptures and who has firm faith in Lord Krsna is classified as a topmost devotee (uttama-adhikari). He can deliver the whole world." [Cc. Madhya 22.65]

patita-pavana tini jagatete khyati
e' patite uddharaha tabe ta sukhyati

My spiritual master is famous throughout the universe as the savior of the fallen. His fame will surely increase if he can deliver someone as fallen as me.

kali-kalera jiva saba patita adhama
dekhiya-o nahi dekhe iha ki karama

In this degraded Age of Kali-yuga, all the souls are fallen and wretched. Although looking with their eyes, they cannot see the actual situation of anything in this illusory world.

Reference: A Shower of Divine Compassion: The Collected Poems of His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada