yadyapi apani haye prabhu balarama
tathapi caitanyera kare dasa-abhimana
yadyapi—although; apani—personally; haye—is; prabhu—Lord; balarama—Balarama; tathapi—still; caitanyera—of Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu; kare—accepts; dasa-abhimana—conception as the eternal servant.
Although Nityananda Prabhu is none other than Balarama Himself, He nonetheless always thinks of Himself as the eternal servant of Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.
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