To Mañjarī Devī Dāsī
Letters by Sivarama Swami
Letter to Mañjarī Devī Dāsī, 10 October 2001
[…] I am not a maha-bhagavata. Neither am I a bhagavata. But I am trying to serve Srila Prabhupada and I believe he was the greatest of maha bhagavatas – like Rupa Gosvami and Narottama das Thakur. My greatest fortune was that I had his association and now I have his continuing service. I think that is the most wonderful thing.
This Vyasa Puja I realized that, of Srila Prabhupada s gifts to me, the greatest gift was the service of Radhe Syama. They have changed my life and flooded my heart. I never knew such things before, I only heard of them. Now my master has made me fortunate, although I am completely undeserving. […]