|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 3: The External Reasons for the Appearance of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 3.25
yad yad ācarati śreṣṭhas
tat tad evetaro janaḥ
sa yat pramāṇaḿ kurute
lokas tad anuvartate
yat yat — however; ācarati — behaves; śreṣṭhaḥ — the best man; tat tat — that; eva — certainly; itaraḥ — the lesser; janaḥ — man; saḥ — he; yat — which; pramāṇam — standard; kurute — shows; lokaḥ — the people; tat — that; anuvartate — follow.
"'Whatever actions a great man performs, common people follow. And whatever standards he sets by exemplary acts, all the world pursues.'
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