Madhya-līlāChapter 19: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Instructs Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 19.224

viśrambha-pradhāna sakhyagaurava-sambhrama-hīna

ataeva sakhya-rasera 'tina' guṇacihna

SYNONYMS

viśrambha-pradhāna sakhya — on the platform of fraternity, in which confidence is prominent; gaurava-sambhrama — awe and veneration; hīna — without; ataeva — therefore; sakhya-rasera — of the platform of fraternity; tina guṇa — the qualities of three rasas, namely śānta, dāsya and sakhya; cihna — the symptom.

TRANSLATION

"Awe and veneration are absent on the platform of fraternity, since this rasa is predominated by service imbued with confidentiality. Therefore sakhya-rasa is characterized by the qualities of three rasas.

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