Madhya-līlāChapter 2: The Ecstatic Manifestations of Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 2.43

akaitava kṛṣṇa-prema, yena jāmbūnada-hema,

sei premā nṛloke haya

yadi haya tāra yoga, haya tabe viyoga,

viyoga haile keha jīyaya

SYNONYMS

akaitava kṛṣṇa-prema — unalloyed love of Kṛṣṇa; yena — like; jāmbū-nada-hema — gold from the Jāmbū River; sei premā — that love of Godhead; nṛ-lokein the material world; haya — is not possible; yadi — if; haya — there is; tāra — with it; yoga — connection; — not; haya — is; tabe — then; viyoga — separation; viyoga — separation; haile — if there is; keha — someone; jīyaya — cannot live.

TRANSLATION

"Pure love for Kṛṣṇa, just like gold from the Jāmbū River, does not exist in human society. If it existed, there could not be separation. If separation were there, one could not live."

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