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

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 5.143

jarāsandha kahe, — "kṛṣṇapuruṣa-adhama

tora sańge yujhimu, "yāhi bandhu-han"

SYNONYMS

jarāsandha kaheJarāsandha says; kṛṣṇaKṛṣṇa; puruṣa-adhama — the lowest of human beings; tora sańge — with You; yujhimuI shall not fight; yāhi — because; bandhu-han — killer of Your own relatives.

TRANSLATION

"The demon Jarāsandha chastised Kṛṣṇa, saying, 'You are the lowest of human beings. I shall not fight with You, for You killed Your own relatives.'

PURPORT

In this verse also, mother Sarasvatī offers prayers to Kṛṣṇa. The word puruṣa-adhama refers to the Personality of Godhead, under whom all other persons remain, or, in other words, puruṣa-uttama, the best of all living beings. Similarly, the word bandhu-han means "the killer of māyā." In the conditioned state of life, one is closely related with māyā as a friend, but when one comes in contact with Kṛṣṇa one is freed from that relationship.

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