Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 31


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 31

 


tabe prabhu vraje pāṭhāila rūpa-sanātana
prabhu-ājñāya dui bhāi āilā vṛndāvana
 

TRANSLATION
Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu then sent the two brothers Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī and Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī to Vraja. By His order, they went to Śrī Vṛndāvana-dhāma.
 
Unfortunately, I had another problem recording today’s class. My apologies.

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 25


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 25

 


sahajei nityānanda — kṛṣṇa-premoddāma
prabhu-ājñāya kaila yāhāṅ tāhāṅ prema-dāna
 

TRANSLATION
Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu is by nature very much inspired in rendering transcendental loving service to Lord Kṛṣṇa. Now, being ordered by Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu, He distributed this loving service anywhere and everywhere.
 
Unfortunately I had some technical problems recording today’s class. I am currently in the process of salvaging the recording. My apologies for the inconvenience.

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 14


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 14

 


bhakti kari’ śire dhari tāṅhāra caraṇa
śeṣa-līlāra sūtra-gaṇa kariye varṇana
 

TRANSLATION
Placing his lotus feet upon my head in great devotion, I shall now describe in summary the Lord’s final pastimes.
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 6


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 6

 


jaya jaya gauracandra jaya kṛpā-sindhu
jaya jaya śacī-suta jaya dīna-bandhu
 

TRANSLATION
All glories unto Śrī Gaurahari, who is an ocean of mercy! All glories unto You, the son of Śacīdevī, for You are the only friend of all fallen souls!
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 3


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 3

 


jayatāṁ suratau paṅgor
mama manda-mater gatī
mat-sarvasva-padāmbhojau
rādhā-madana-mohanau
 

TRANSLATION
Glory to the all-merciful Rādhā and Madana-mohana! I am lame and ill advised, yet They are my directors, and Their lotus feet are everything to me.
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 2


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 2

 


vande śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya-
nityānandau sahoditau
gauḍodaye puṣpavantau
citrau śan-dau tamo-nudau
 

TRANSLATION
I offer my respectful obeisances unto Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya and Lord Nityānanda, who are like the sun and moon. They have arisen simultaneously on the horizon of Gauḍa to dissipate the darkness of ignorance and thus wonderfully bestow benediction upon all.
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 1


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 1

 


yasya prasādād ajño ’pi
sadyaḥ sarva-jñatāṁ vrajet
sa śrī-caitanya-devo me
bhagavān samprasīdatu
 

TRANSLATION
Even a person with no knowledge can immediately acquire all knowledge simply by the benediction of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. Therefore I am praying to the Lord for His causeless mercy upon me.
 

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