Antya-līlāChapter 17: The Bodily Transformations of Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 17.47

yebā lakṣmī-ṭhākurāṇī, teńho ye kākalī śuni',

kṛṣṇa-pāśa āise pratyāśāya

pāya kṛṣṇera sańga, bāḍe tṛṣṇā-tarańga,

tapa kare, tabu nāhi pāya

SYNONYMS

yebā — even; lakṣmī-ṭhākurāṇī — the goddess of fortune; teńho — she; ye — which; kākalī — vibration of the flute; śuni' — hearing; kṛṣṇa-pāśato Lord Kṛṣṇa; āise — comes; pratyāśāya — with great hope; pāya — does not get; kṛṣṇera sańga — association with Kṛṣṇa; bāḍe — increase; tṛṣṇā — of thirst; tarańga — the waves; tapa kare — undergoes austerity; tabu — still; nāhi pāya — does not get.

TRANSLATION

"When she hears the vibration of Kṛṣṇa's flute, even the goddess of fortune comes to Him, greatly hoping for His association, but nevertheless she does not get it. When the waves of thirst for His association increase, she performs austerities, but still she cannot meet Him.

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