Whenever he established a proposition, the acharya used immediately to refute it.
Then the acharya broke his fast with those two, to his heart's content.
In the morning the acharya brought mother Shachi in a litter followed by the faithful.
At dusk the acharya began a sankirtan; he danced, while the Master gazed on.
In the day they had the acharya's love and the sight of the Master, at night His dance and song.
Mukunda bowed, the acharya embraced him and asked him news of the Master.
Goswmi Nitynanda danced hand in hand with the acharya, and Haridas behind them.
The acharya replied, "The belief of the wise is proof of divinity."
Mukunda was greatly pleased with the acharya's reasoning, as he was inly grieved and angry at the speech of Srvabhauma.
Then the acharya meekly begged Him to stay for a few days more, and the Master listened to him and did not go away.
a learned and respected spiritual teacher or guide; a guru
An acharya teaches by example.