Antya-līlāChapter 15: The Transcendental Madness of Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 15.68

līlāmṛta-variṣaṇe, siñce caudda bhuvane,

hena megha yabe dekhā dila

durdaiva-jhañjhā-pavane, meghe nila anya-sthāne,

mare cātaka, pite pāila

SYNONYMS

līlā — of the pastimes of Kṛṣṇa; amṛta — of nectar; variṣaṇe — the shower; siñce — drenches; caudda bhuvane — the fourteen worlds; hena megha — such a cloud; yabe — when; dekhā dila — was visible; durdaiva — misfortune; jhañjhā-pavanea high wind; meghe — the cloud; nila — brought; anya-sthāneto another place; mare — dies; cātaka — the cātaka bird; pite pāila — could not drink.

TRANSLATION

"The cloud of Kṛṣṇa's pastimes is drenching the fourteen worlds with a shower of nectar. Unfortunately, when that cloud appeared, a whirlwind arose and blew it away from Me. Being unable to see the cloud, the cātaka bird of My eyes is almost dead from thirst."

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