Eighteen Days - Sri Panca Tattva's Mayapur Lila

Ei.ghtern Do,ys - .$ri Pnrica-l(llvd's Mrilriprr-lilr'i

has been studying my Tenth Canto Bhagavatam commentary for decades, and the wonderful pastimes o[ Sri Sri Radha and Krsna are constantly appearing in his heart. May his presentation of these pastimes for the general populace be so suit- able that it rernor,es the disease of lust which now affects their hearts." Srila Baladeva Vidydbhusana said, "As Lord Govindadeva dictated my Vedanta- sutrd commentary, rnay the Lord similarly sit by his side and dictate his Bhaktivedanta purports. " Then Jagannatha ddsa Babaji Maharaja ensured that Sarasvati Gosvami's disciple woulcl always maintain the infinite humility required to serve the Vaisnavas. Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura, who had previously rescued the mission single-handedly, prayed that his great-granddisciple be grantecl the strength and skill to organize the sarihirland movernent on a worldwide scale. Srila GaurakiSora dasa Bibaji Maharaja blessed his floremost granddisciple with his own spirit of renunciation, born out of his unlirnited lovc for Sri Sri Radha and Krsla. He blessed him to rernain detached even amidst unlimited opulence. At last, after everyone had spoken, Lord Caitanya turned to SrI Nitydnanda Prabhu. "You are my elder brother, ancl I fully depend upon yoll. You are the spiri- tual master of all the worlds and the upholder of all the universes. The blessings which these confidential associates have bestowed are beyond any mortal person's ability to hold. Never before has such an assembly of personalities bestowed such unlirnited blessings upon a single person. Norv I am asking You to give the servant o[ Sarasvati Gosvami the required strength to sustain these blessings, for without Your empowerment, it will be impossible." SrI Nityananda Prabhu smiled broadly, then nodded His head affirmatively, draw- ing a great roar of "Haribol! Haribol!" flrom everyone. When they had quieted, He spoke in a deep voice: "l will infuse his mission with My owrl personal energy. I will personally support his temples, nSrarrrcs, conveyances-in fact every aspect oI his and his followers'mission. Due to My presence, nothing will check the progress of this rnovelnent." The joyous response to Sri Nityananda's decree was


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