|Antya-līlā||Chapter 16: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Tastes Nectar from the Lips of Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 16.108-109
prabhu kahe, — "ei saba haya 'prākṛta' dravya
aikṣava, karpūra, marica, elāica, lavańga, gavya
rasavāsa, guḍatvaka-ādi yata saba
'prākṛta' vastura svāda sabāra anubhava
prabhu kahe — Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu said; ei — these; saba — all; haya — are; prākṛta — material; dravya — ingredients; aikṣava — sugar; karpūra — camphor; marica — black pepper; elāica — cardamom; lavańga — cloves; gavya — butter; rasavāsa — spices; guḍatvaka — licorice; ādi — and so on; yata saba — each and every one of them; prākṛta — material; vastura — of ingredients; svāda — taste; sabāra — everyone's; anubhava — experience.
Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu said, "These ingredients, such as sugar, camphor, black pepper, cardamom, cloves, butter, spices and licorice, are all material. Everyone has tasted these material substances before.
The word prākṛta refers to things tasted for the sense gratification of the conditioned soul. Such things are limited by the material laws. Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu wanted to make the point that material things have already been experienced by materially absorbed persons who are interested only in sense gratification.
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