|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 16: The Pastimes of the Lord in His Childhood and Youth|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 16.56
'gańgāra mahattva' — śloke mūla 'vidheya'
idaḿ śabde 'anuvāda' — pāche avidheya
gańgāra mahattva — glorification of mother Ganges; śloke — in the verse; mūla — chief; vidheya — unknown; idam śabde — by the word idam ("this"); anuvāda — the known; pāche — at the end; avidheya — improper.
"The glorification of the Ganges [mahattvaḿ gańgāyāḥ] is the principal unknown subject matter in this verse, and the known subject matter is indicated by the word 'idam,' which has been placed after the unknown.
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