|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 1: The Spiritual Masters|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 1.2
citrau śan-dau tamo-nudau
vande — I offer respectful obeisances; śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya — to Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya; nityānandau — and to Lord Nityānanda; saha-uditau — simultaneously arisen; gauḍa-udaye — on the eastern horizon of Gauḍa; puṣpavantau — the sun and moon together; citrau — wonderful; śam-dau — bestowing benediction; tamaḥ-nudau — dissipating darkness.
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.
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