yadyapi āpani haye prabhu balarāma
tathāpi caitanyera kare dāsa-abhimāna
yadyapi—although; āpani—personally; haye—is; prabhu—Lord; balarāma—Balarāma; tathāpi—still; caitanyera—of Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; kare—accepts; dāsa-abhimāna—conception as the eternal servant.
Although Nityānanda Prabhu is none other than Balarāma Himself, He nonetheless always thinks of Himself as the eternal servant of Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu.
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