Antya-līlāChapter 6: The Meeting of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu and Raghunatha dasa Gosvāmī

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 6.200

hena 'viṣaya' haite kṛṣṇa uddhārilā tomā'

kahana yāya kṛṣṇa-kṛpāra mahimā"

SYNONYMS

hena viṣaya — such a fallen condition of material enjoyment; haite — from; kṛṣṇa — Lord Kṛṣṇa; uddhārilā tomā' — has delivered you; kahana yāya — cannot be described; kṛṣṇa-kṛpāra — of the mercy of Lord Kṛṣṇa; mahimā — the glories.

TRANSLATION

"By His own free will, Lord Kṛṣṇa has delivered you from such a condemned materialistic life. Therefore the glories of Lord Kṛṣṇa's causeless mercy cannot be expressed."

PURPORT

In the Brahma-saḿhitā (5.54) it is said, karmāṇi nirdahati kintu ca bhakti-bhājām. Lord Kṛṣṇa is so merciful that He can stop the reactions of karma for His devotee. Everyone — from the small insect called indra-gopa up to Indra, the King of heaven — is bound by the reactions of fruitive activities.

yas tv indra-gopam atha vendram aho sva-karma-

bandhānurūpa-phala-bhājanam ātanoti

karmāṇi nirdahati kintu ca bhakti-bhājāḿ

govindam ādi-puruṣaḿ tam ahaḿ bhajāmi

[Bs. 5.54]

Everyone, whether an insect or the King of heaven, is entangled and bound by the actions and reactions of his karma. However, when one becomes a pure devotee, free from material desires and from bondage to karma, jñāna and yoga, one is freed from material actions and reactions by the causeless mercy of Kṛṣṇa. One cannot express sufficient gratitude to Kṛṣṇa for being freed from the materialistic way of life.

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