'krsna--krpa-paravara, kabhu karibena angikara'
sakhi, tora e vyartha vacana
jivera jivana cancala, yena padma-patrera jala,
tata dina jive kon jana
krsna—Lord Krsna; krpa-paravara—an ocean of mercy; kabhu—sometimes; karibena—will make; angikara—acceptance; sakhi—My dear friend; tora—your; e—these; vyartha—untruthful; vacana—complimentary words; jivera—of the living entity; jivana—life; cancala—flickering; yena—like; padma-patrera—of the leaf of the lotus flower; jala—the water; tata—so many; dina—days; jive—lives; kon—what; jana—person.
"I say, 'My dear friends, you are asking Me to be patient, saying that Krsna is an ocean of mercy and that some time in the future He will accept Me. However, I must say that this will not console Me. A living entity's life is very flickering. It is like water on the leaf of a lotus flower. Who will live long enough to expect Krsna's mercy?
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