Antya-līlāChapter 5: How Pradyumna Miśra Received Instructions from Rāmānanda Rāya

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 5.104-105

'vyākaraṇa' nāhi jāne, jāne 'alańkāra'

'nāṭakālańkāra'-jñāna nāhika yāhāra

kṛṣṇa-līlā varṇite jāne sei chāra!

viśeṣe durgama ei caitanya-vihāra

SYNONYMS

vyākaraṇa — grammar; nāhi jāne — does not know; jāne — does not know; alańkāra — metaphorical ornaments; nāṭaka-alańkāra — of the metaphorical ornaments of drama; jñāna — knowledge; nāhika — there is not; yāhāra — of whom; kṛṣṇa-līlā — the pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa; varṇiteto describe; jāne — does not know; seihe; chāra — condemned; viśeṣe — especially; durgama — very, very difficult; ei — these; caitanya-vihāra — the pastimes of Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu.

TRANSLATION

"A poet who does not know the grammatical regulative principles, who is unfamiliar with metaphorical ornaments, especially those employed in drama, and who does not know how to present the pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa is condemned. Moreover, the pastimes of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu are especially difficult to understand.

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