Jayapatākā Swami: Of course, He appreciated Śrīvāsa Ṭhākura’s dedication and He said, Me and Lord Nityānanda are your children. And just as Kṛṣṇa is known as Bhaktavatsala, when devotees came to see Lord Caitanya in Jagannātha Purī, He would embrace them, He would glorify them, He would appreciate all their services and even like Murāri Gupta, he was staying away by the Narendra Sarovara, bowing down and paying his obeisances and he was crying. Lord Caitanya called for him. He said ‘I am the most fallen, I am unqualified, to be present before You.’ Lord Caitanya said, ‘stop it, you are breaking My heart.’ And He embraced Murāri Gupta and glorified him. Similarly, Haridāsa Ṭhākura, he did not come in. He said ‘because I am not born in a Hindu family, so I cannot go into the temple.’ So like that Lord Caitanya He gave him a place to stay in the Siddha Bakula, and then He came every day and brought him Jagannatha prasāda. And so like this, when He went to South India, He was embracing people, He was taking prasāda at their houses. Even with Vāsudeva the leper, He embraced him and cured him. Vāsudeva said, ‘oh you cured me, now I will become proud!’ Then Lord Caitanya said, ‘no, you chant Hare Kṛṣṇa, you will always be with Me, and I will be with you, and you will not get proud.’ And he told everybody, ‘Yāre dekha tāre kaha ‘kṛṣṇa‘-upadeśa. Whomever you meet, tell them the message of Kṛṣṇa. āmāra ājñāya guru hañā tāra’ ei deśa. On My order be a guru and deliver your country.’ So, Lord Caitanya was in different ways taking care of His devotees.
27-June-2021 Sridham Mayapur, India