|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 8: The Author Receives the Orders of Kṛṣṇa and Guru|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 8.33
ore mūḍha loka, śuna caitanya-mańgala
caitanya-mahimā yāte jānibe sakala
ore — O all of you; mūḍha — foolish; loka — people; śuna — just hear; caitanya-mańgala — the book of this name; caitanya — Lord Caitanya's; mahimā — glories; yāte — in which; jānibe — you will know; sakala — all.
O fools, just read Śrī Caitanya-mańgala! By reading this book you can understand all the glories of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu.
Śrī Vṛndāvana dāsa Ṭhākura's Śrī Caitanya-bhāgavata was originally entitled Śrī Caitanya-mańgala, but when Śrīla Locana dāsa Ṭhākura later wrote another book named Śrī Caitanya-mańgala, Śrīla Vṛndāvana dāsa Ṭhākura changed the name of his own book, which is now therefore known as Śrī Caitanya-bhāgavata. The life of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu is very elaborately described in the Caitanya-bhāgavata, and Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja Gosvāmī has already informed us that in his Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta he has described whatever Vṛndāvana dāsa Ṭhākura has not mentioned. This acceptance of Śrī Caitanya-bhāgavata by Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja Gosvāmī indicates his acceptance of the disciplic succession. A writer of transcendental literature never tries to surpass the previous ācāryas.
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