|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 11: The Beḍā-kīrtana Pastimes of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 11.149
śivānande kahe prabhu, — tomāra āmāte
gāḍha anurāga haya, jāni āge haite
śivānande — unto Śivānanda Sena; kahe — says; prabhu — the Lord; tomāra — your; āmāte — upon Me; gāḍha anurāga — deep affection; haya — there is; jāni — I know; āge haite — from the very beginning.
Then turning toward Śivānanda Sena, the Lord said, "I know that from the very beginning your affection for Me has been very great."
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