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

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 4.36-37

ei vāñchā yaiche kṛṣṇa-prākaṭya-kāraṇa

asura-saḿhāraānuṣańga prayojana

ei mata caitanya-kṛṣṇa pūrṇa bhagavān

yuga-dharma-pravartana nahe tāńra kāma

SYNONYMS

ei — this; vāñchā — desire; yaiche — just as; kṛṣṇa — of Lord Kṛṣṇa; prākaṭya — for the manifestation; kāraṇa — reason; asura-saḿhāra — the killing of demons; ānuṣańga — secondary; prayojana — reason; ei mata — like this; caitanyaas Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu; kṛṣṇa — Lord Kṛṣṇa; pūrṇa — full; bhagavān — the Supreme Personality of Godhead; yuga-dharma — the religion of the age; pravartana — initiating; nahe — is not; tāńra — of Him; kāma — the desire.

TRANSLATION

Just as these desires are the fundamental reason for Kṛṣṇa's appearance whereas destroying the demons is only an incidental necessity, so for Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, promulgating the dharma of the age is incidental.

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