|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 3: The External Reasons for the Appearance of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 3.99
āpani śrī-kṛṣṇa yadi karena avatāra
āpane ācari' bhakti karena pracāra
āpani — Himself; śrī-kṛṣṇa — Lord Kṛṣṇa; yadi — if; karena — He makes; avatāra — incarnation; āpane — Himself; ācari' — practicing; bhakti — devotional service; karena — does; pracāra — propagation.
[Advaita Ācārya thought:] "If Śrī Kṛṣṇa were to appear as an incarnation, He Himself could preach devotion by His personal example.
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