Śrī Hari-bhakti-kalpa-latikā

The Flowering Vine of Devotion to Lord Hari

by Sarasvati Thkura | 14,715 words

The book contains the essence on how devotees develop love of Krishna, and how they bring Krishna under control through their love....

Text 49

gabhīratā-svacchatādyair
    ye payonidhi-sannibhāḥ
kṛṣṇāśritā na māryādaṃ
    pralaye 'ti jahāty aho

gabhīratā—with depth; svacchata—and clarity; ādyaiḥ—and other auspicious qualities; ye—those who; payonidhi—the ocean; sannibhāḥ—like; krsna—of Lord Kṛṣṇa; āśritaḥ—taken shelter; na—not; maryādām—the shoreline; pralaye—at the time of annihilation; ati—greatly; jahāti—cross beyond; aho—O.

Taking shelter of Lord Kṛṣṇa, the devotees are profound, clear, and full of aupicious qualities like the ocean. Even at the time of devestation they do not cross beyond the shoreline oftheir own nature and reject the Lord's shelter.

 

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