Adi-lilaChapter 4: The Confidential Reasons for the Appearance of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Sri Caitanya Caritamrita Adi 4.45

yathottaram asau svada-

viseshollasamayy api

ratir vasanaya svadvi

bhasate kapi kasyacit

SYNONYMS

yatha-uttaram -- one after another; asau -- that; svada-visesha -- of particular tastes; ullasa-mayi -- consisting of the increase; api -- although; ratih -- love; vasanaya -- by the different desire; svadvi -- sweet; bhasate -- exists; ka api -- any; kasyacit -- of someone (the devotee).

TRANSLATION

"Increasing love is experienced in various tastes, one above another. But that love which has the highest taste in the gradual succession of desire manifests itself in the form of conjugal love."

PURPORT

This is a verse from Srila Rupa Gosvami's Bhakti-rasamrita-sindhu (2.5.38).

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