nama oṁ viṣṇu pādāya kṛṣṇa preṣṭāya bhu-tale
śrīmate jayapatākā swamin iti nāmine
“Service by Service” “Service by service” “Service by Service”
My most beloved and most merciful Śrīla Jayapatākā Swami Ācāryapāda. I beg to know from Your Divine Grace how can I serve, how I can carry out your desires and follow your divine orders and instructions, the way Your Divine Grace wants me to.
By the mercy of Your Divine Grace Śrīla Ācāryapāda, all the previous Ācāryas, Śrī Śrī Nitāi Gaurāṅga, the Hare Kṛṣṇa mahā-mantra and Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa the Supreme Personality of Godhead, I have come to the conclusion that the formula to overcome all impediments on the path of devotional service is to simply render service after service to your lotus feet. Then only can I hope to achieve your causeless mercy. My service rendered is rewarded by your engaging me in further service. Let this be my only reward. Let me have “Service by Service" birth after birth, eternally without any condition, and without any attachment to wealth, strength, fame, knowledge, renunciation and beauty, because everything ultimately belongs to Your Divine Grace.
O Vaiṣṇava Ṭhākura, O ocean of mercy, O Gurudeva, O mercy incarnation of Lord Nityānanda, be merciful to this slave of your servants, so that I can beg Your Divine Grace to plant this seed of “Service by Service” in the core of my heart on the occasion of this most blessed event, the Appearance Day of our beloved spiritual master, His Divine Grace Śrīla Jayapatākā Swami Ācāryapāda.
By offering this Vyāsa-pūjā homage and accepting the “Victory Flag” of Śrīla Jayapatākā on my head.
I desire to become a slave of the servants of Śrīla Ācāryapāda,
Narasiṁha Tīrtha Dāsa Adhikārī