Question: We can clearly see in these pastimes, how these great devotees of Lord Caitanya became the recipient of the Lord’s mercy. But in our life as a sādhaka, not all days go good. But we can understand that whatever we are, is purely the Lord’s mercy. But sometimes we feel we are worthy of being the recipient of the mercy of the Lord. So how can we overcome this mind speculation?

Jayapataka Swami: We don’t think we are worthy of the Lord’s mercy, that’s why it’s causeless mercy. We don’t see ourselves as the cause. Rather we have no such qualities, and the Lord, if He gives us His mercy, that is His blessing. One disciple at the Kumbha-melā...

Question: If in my opinion, I did some service really not good enough and I do not dare to offer it, can I offer my motives, desires, thoughts, for that very service? Sorry for my ignorance.

Jayapataka Swami: If you are trying to do some service to please Kṛṣṇa, you can offer that to Kṛṣṇa, and He will definitely be pleased by the thought. If you see in Śrīla Prabhupāda’s room, I thought I was offering a nice table, but later I realized that it was very...