|Antya-lila||Chapter 20: The Siksastaka Prayers|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Sri Caitanya Caritamrta Antya 20 Summary
The following summary of the Twentieth Chapter is given by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura in his Amrta-pravaha-bhasya. Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu passed His nights tasting the meaning of the Siksastaka prayers in the company of Svarupa Damodara Gosvami and Ramananda Raya. Sometimes He recited verses from Jayadeva Gosvami's Gita-govinda, from Srimad-Bhagavatam, from Sri Ramananda Raya's Jagannatha-vallabha-nataka or from Sri Bilvamangala Thakura's Krsna-karnamrta. In this way, He became absorbed in ecstatic emotions. For the twelve years Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu lived at Jagannatha Puri, He relished the taste of reciting such transcendental verses. Altogether the Lord was present in this mortal world for forty-eight years. After hinting about the Lord's disappearance, the author of the Caitanya-caritamrta gives a short description of the entire Antya-lila and then ends his book.
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