Ādi-līlāChapter 17: The Pastimes of Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu in His Youth

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 17.205

mańgalacaṇḍī viṣahari kari' jāgaraṇa

'te vādya, nṛtya, gīta, — yogya ācaraṇa

SYNONYMS

mańgala-caṇḍī — of the religious performance for worship of Mańgalacaṇḍī; viṣahari — of the religious performance for worship of Viṣahari; kari' — observing; jāgaraṇa — night vigil; 'tein that ceremony; vādya — musical performance; nṛtya — dancing; gīta — chanting; yogya — suitable; ācaraṇa — custom.

TRANSLATION

"'When we keep a night-long vigil to observe religious performances for the worship of Mańgalacaṇḍī and Viṣahari, playing on musical instruments, dancing and chanting are certainly fitting customs.

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