(Jesus preaching to the multitude by Gustave Doré, 1832-1883)
by Madhavendra Puri dasa (Paris, France)
In siddhanta Vaishnava,
You are Sakti-Avatara.
A soul endowed with the power,
To take the faith, a step further.
His Divine Grace, our master,
In hierachy, your superior,
With challenges even greater,
Aknowledged you as a preacher.
Though he chastized your followers,
Going astray from your orders,
For you, he had great affection,
And true respect, for your mission.
You surely know, that every year,
During the month of december,
Devotees do a "marathon",
To increase book distribution!
Madhavendra Puri dasa