|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 4: The Confidential Reasons for the Appearance of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 4.7
pūrve yena pṛthivīra bhāra haribāre
kṛṣṇa avatīrṇa hailā śāstrete pracāre
pūrve — previously; yena — as; pṛthivīra — of the earth; bhāra — burden; haribāre — to take away; kṛṣṇa — Lord Kṛṣṇa; avatīrṇa — incarnated; hailā — was; śāstrete — the scriptures; pracāre — proclaim.
The scriptures proclaim that Lord Kṛṣṇa previously descended to take away the burden of the earth.
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