Antya-līlāChapter 20: The Śikṣāṣṭaka Prayers

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 20.61

ei rādhāra vacana, viśuddha-prema-lakṣaṇa,

āsvādaye śrī-gaura-rāya

bhāve mana nahe sthira, sāttvike vyāpe śarīra,

mana-deha dharaṇa yāya

SYNONYMS

ei — these; rādhāra vacana — the statements of Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī; viśuddha-prema-lakṣaṇa — the symptoms of pure love of Kṛṣṇa; āsvādaye — tastes; śrī-gaura-rāya — Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; bhāve — because of this ecstasy; mana nahe sthira — the mind is not steady; sāttvike — the symptoms of transcendental love; vyāpe — spread over; śarīra — the body; mana-deha — mind and body; dharaṇa — sustaining; yāya — is not possible.

TRANSLATION

These statements by Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī show the symptoms of pure love for Kṛṣṇa tasted by Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. In that ecstatic love, His mind was unsteady. Transformations of transcendental love spread throughout His entire body, and He could not sustain His body and mind.

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