Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 97 (Continued)


In today’s class, Srila Dhanurdhara Swami continues with Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 97.

Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 97

 


kṣīra-curi-kathā, sākṣi-gopāla-vivaraṇa
nityānanda kaila prabhura daṇḍa-bhañjana
 

TRANSLATION
From Nityānanda Prabhu, Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu heard the story of Kṣīra-curī Gopīnātha and of the witness Gopāla. Then Nityānanda Prabhu broke the sannyāsa rod belonging to Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu.
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 97


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 97

 


kṣīra-curi-kathā, sākṣi-gopāla-vivaraṇa
nityānanda kaila prabhura daṇḍa-bhañjana
 

TRANSLATION
From Nityānanda Prabhu, Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu heard the story of Kṣīra-curī Gopīnātha and of the witness Gopāla. Then Nityānanda Prabhu broke the sannyāsa rod belonging to Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu.
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 95


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 95

 


mātā bhakta-gaṇera tāhāṅ karila milana
sarva samādhāna kari’ kaila nīlādri-gamana
 

TRANSLATION
At the house of Advaita Prabhu, He met His mother as well as all the devotees from Māyāpur. He adjusted everything and then went to Jagannātha Purī.
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 89


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 89

 


sannyāsa kari’ cabbiśa vatsara kailā ye ye karma
ananta, apāra — tāra ke jānibe marma
 

TRANSLATION
For the twenty-four years after Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu accepted the renounced order, whatever pastimes He executed were unlimited and unfathomable. Who can understand the purport of such pastimes?
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 84


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 84

 


yā te līlā-rasa-parimalodgāri-vanyāparītā
dhanyā kṣauṇī vilasati vṛtā māthurī mādhurībhiḥ
tatrāsmābhiś caṭula-paśupī-bhāva-mugdhāntarābhiḥ
saṁvītas tvaṁ kalaya vadanollāsi-veṇur vihāram
 

TRANSLATION
The gopīs continued, “Dear Kṛṣṇa, the fragrance of the mellows of Your pastimes is spread throughout the forests of the glorious land of Vṛndāvana, which is surrounded by the sweetness of the district of Mathurā. In the congenial atmosphere of that wonderful land, You may enjoy Your pastimes, with Your flute dancing on Your lips, and surrounded by us, the gopīs, whose hearts are always enchanted by unpredictable ecstatic emotions.”
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Texts 82


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 82

 


tomāra caraṇa mora vraja-pura-ghare
udaya karaye yadi, tabe vāñchā pūre
 

TRANSLATION
The gopīs thought, “Dear Lord, if Your lotus feet again come to our home in Vṛndāvana, our desires will be fulfilled.”
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Texts 79


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 79

 


rāja-veśa, hātī, ghoḍā, manuṣya gahana
kāhāṅ gopa-veśa, kāhāṅ nirjana vṛndāvana
 

TRANSLATION
She thought of Him in the calm and quiet atmosphere of Vṛndāvana, dressed as a cowherd boy. But at Kurukṣetra He was in a royal dress and was accompanied by elephants, horses and crowds of men. Thus the atmosphere was not congenial for Their meeting.
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Texts 72


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 72

 


svarūpa kahe, — yāte jānila tomāra mana
tāte jāni, — haya tomāra kṛpāra bhājana
 

TRANSLATION
Śrīla Svarūpa Dāmodara Gosvāmī replied to Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu, “If Rūpa Gosvāmī can understand Your mind and intentions, he must have Your Lordship’s special benediction.”
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Texts 68


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 68

 


uṭhi’ mahāprabhu tāṅre cāpaḍa māriyā
kahite lāgilā kichu kolete kariyā
 

TRANSLATION
When Rūpa Gosvāmī fell down like a rod, Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu got up and gave him a slap. Then, taking him on His lap, He began to speak to him.
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 56


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 56

 


ei dhuyā-gāne nācena dvitīya prahara
kṛṣṇa lañā vraje yāi — e-bhāva antara
 

TRANSLATION
Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu used to sing this song [seita parāṇa-nātha] especially during the latter part of the day, and He would think, “Let Me take Kṛṣṇa and go back to Vṛndāvana.” This ecstasy was always filling His heart.
 

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