Ādi-līlāChapter 4: The Confidential Reasons for the Appearance of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 4.166

kāmera tātparyanija-sambhoga kevala

kṛṣṇa-sukha-tātparya-mātra prema ta' prabala

SYNONYMS

kāmera — of lust; tātparya — the intent; nija — own; sambhoga — enjoyment; kevala — only; kṛṣṇa-sukha — for Lord Kṛṣṇa's happiness; tātparya — the intent; mātra — only; prema — love; ta' — certainly; prabala — powerful.

TRANSLATION

The object of lust is only the enjoyment of one's own senses. But love caters to the enjoyment of Lord Kṛṣṇa, and thus it is very powerful.

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