|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 17: The Pastimes of Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu in His Youth|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 17.168
śuni' stabdha haila kājī, nāhi sphure vāṇī
vicāriyā kahe kājī parābhava māni'
śuni' — by hearing; stabdha — stunned; haila — became; kājī — the Kazi; nāhi — does not; sphure — utter; vāṇī — words; vicāriyā — after due consideration; kahe — said; kājī — the Kazi; parābhava — defeat; māni' — accepting.
After hearing these statements by Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu, the Kazi, his arguments stunned, could not put forward any more words. Thus, after due consideration, the Kazi accepted defeat and spoke as follows.
In our practical preaching work we meet many Christians who talk about statements of the Bible. When we question whether God is limited or unlimited, Christian priests say that God is unlimited. But when we question why the unlimited God should have only one son and not unlimited sons, they are unable to answer. Similarly, from a scientific point of view, the answers of the Old Testament, New Testament and Koran to many questions have changed. But a śāstra cannot change at a person's whim. All śāstras must be free from the four defects of human nature. The statements of śāstras must be correct for all time.
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