Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 52


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 52

 


nirantara rātri-dina viraha unmāde
hāse, kānde, nāce, gāya parama viṣāde
 

TRANSLATION
In the attitude of separation, Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu appeared mad both day and night. Sometimes He laughed, and sometimes He cried; sometimes He danced, and sometimes He chanted in great sorrow.
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 49


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 49

 


prabhu-ājñāya bhakta-gaṇa pratyabda āsiyā
guṇḍicā dekhiyā yā’na prabhure miliyā
 

TRANSLATION
Following the order of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu, all the devotees used to visit Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu every year. They would see the Guṇḍicā festival at Jagannātha Purī and then return home after four months.
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 46


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 46

 


prathama vatsare advaitādi bhakta-gaṇa
prabhure dekhite kaila, nīlādri gamana
 

TRANSLATION
The first year after Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu accepted the renounced order of life, all the devotees, headed by Śrī Advaita Prabhu, went to see the Lord at Jagannātha Purī.
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 42


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 42

 


tāṅra bhrātuṣ-putra nāma — śrī-jīva-gosāñi
yata bhakti-grantha kaila, tāra anta nāi
 

TRANSLATION
Śrī Rūpa Gosvāmī’s nephew, Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī, has compiled so many books on devotional service that there is no counting them.
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 41


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 41

 


laghu-bhāgavatāmṛtādi ke karu gaṇana
sarvatra karila vraja-vilāsa varṇana
 

TRANSLATION
Who can count the rest of the books (headed by the Laghu-bhāgavatāmṛta) written by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī? He has described the pastimes of Vṛndāvana in all of them.
 

Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya-lila Chapter 1 Text 35


Caitanya-caritāmṛta
Madhya-līlā Chapter 1 Text 35

 


hari-bhakti-vilāsa, āra bhāgavatāmṛta
daśama-ṭippanī, āra daśama-carita
 

TRANSLATION
Śrīla Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: O best of devotees, most fortunate Parīkṣit, you have inquired very nicely, for although constantly hearing the pastimes of the Lord, you are perceiving His activities to be newer and newer.
 

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10 Chapter 13 Text 1


Śrīmad Bhāgavatam
Canto 10 Chapter 13 Text 1

 


śrī-śuka uvāca
sādhu pṛṣṭaṁ mahā-bhāga
tvayā bhāgavatottama
yan nūtanayasīśasya
śṛṇvann api kathāṁ muhuḥ
 

TRANSLATION
Śrīla Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: O best of devotees, most fortunate Parīkṣit, you have inquired very nicely, for although constantly hearing the pastimes of the Lord, you are perceiving His activities to be newer and newer.
 

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.