|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 11: The Expansions of Lord Nityānanda|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 11.4
śākhā-rūpān gaṇān numaḥ
tasya — His; śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya — Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Mahāprabhu; sat-prema — of eternal love of Godhead; amara — indestructible; śākhinaḥ — of the tree; ūrdhva — very high; skandha — branch; avadhūta-indoḥ — of Śrī Nityānanda; śākhā-rūpān — in the form of different branches; gaṇān — to the devotees; numaḥ — I offer my respects.
Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu is the topmost branch of the indestructible tree of eternal love of Godhead, Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Mahāprabhu. I offer my respectful obeisances to all the subbranches of that topmost branch.
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