|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 8: The Author Receives the Orders of Kṛṣṇa and Guru|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 8.22
adyāpiha dekha caitanya-nāma yei laya
kṛṣṇa-preme pulakāśru-vihvala se haya
adyāpiha — even up to date; dekha — you see; caitanya-nāma — Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu's name; yei — anyone; laya — who takes; kṛṣṇa-preme — in love of Kṛṣṇa; pulaka-aśru — tears in ecstasy; vihvala — overwhelmed; se — he; haya — becomes.
Whether he is offensive or inoffensive, anyone who even now chants śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya prabhu-nityānanda is immediately overwhelmed with ecstasy, and tears fill his eyes.
The prākṛta-sahajiyās who chant nitāi-gaura rādhe śyāma have very little knowledge of the Bhāgavata conclusion, and they hardly follow the Vaiṣṇava rules and regulations, and yet because they chant bhaja nitāi-gaura, their chanting immediately evokes tears and other signs of ecstasy. Although they do not know the principles of Vaiṣṇava philosophy and are not very much advanced in education, by these symptoms they attract many men to become their followers. Their ecstatic tears will of course help them in the long run, for as soon as they come in contact with a pure devotee their lives will become successful. Even in the beginning, however, because they are chanting the holy names of nitāi-gaura, their swift advancement on the path of love of Godhead is very prominently visible.
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His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda, Founder Ācārya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness