Srila-Govinda-Maharaj-Govardhan

The Best of All Servitors

Śrīla Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswāmī Mahārāj’s tribute to Śrīpād Ajita Kṛṣṇa Das Brahmachārī Sevā Saurabh.

The following is a Sanskrit poem published as a dedication at the beginning of the Bengali edition of Śrī Śrī Prema-dhāma-deva-stotram.

All glory to Śrī Guru and Śrī Gaurāga

Utsarga Patram

An Explanatory Note

śrīmad ajita-kṛṣṇākhyo brahmachārī cha dāsaka
pūrva śrīmad adhīrākhyo majumadāra itīrita [1] utsargī-kta-sarvasvo guru-kṛṣṇa-padāmbuje
mano-dhana-tanu-śraddhā-guru-sevā-sadā-vrata [2]

Śrīmad Ajita Kṛṣṇa Dās Brahmachārī, who was formerly known as Śrīmad Adhīrachandra Majumadār, gave everything to the lotus feet of Śrī Guru and Kṛṣṇa, and constantly engaged in faithful service to Śrī Guru with his body, mind, and wealth.

rasādri-veda-gaurābde śuklāāṣṭamī-tithau
prāpto dhāma-rajo-’chintya sevārti sevakottama [3]

On Gaura Aṣṭamī in the month of Āāh in the year 485 of the Gaura era (Wednesday, 30 June 1971), he who was the best of all servitors and always anxious for service reached the inconceivable dust of the Holy Dhām.

pūta-sevā-smtes tasya śrī-sevā-saurabha-prabho
sarakae ktotsāhair viśva-śreṣṭha-hitāya cha [4] gaura-gāthā-maya-grantha prema-dhāmas tavākhyaka
prakāśito ’tra chaitanya-sārasvata-mahāśritai [5]

With great enthusiasm for preserving remembrance of Śrī Sevā Saurabh Prabhu’s pure service, and for the greatest benefit of the world, this book which is made up of the glories of Śrī Gaura, Śrī Śrī Prema-dhāma-deva-stotram, has been published here by the surrender souls of Śrī Chaitanya Sāraswat Mah.

Note

Read here Śrīla Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswāmī Mahārāj’s article commemorating the passing of Śrīpād Ajita Kṛṣṇa Prabhu.

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