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

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 2.49

śuddha-prema-sukha-sindhu, pāi tāra eka bindu,

sei bindu jagat ḍubāya

kahibāra yogya naya, tathāpi bāule kaya,

kahile kebā pātiyāya

SYNONYMS

śuddha-prema — unalloyed love; sukha-sindhuan ocean of happiness; pāi — if I get; tāra — of that; eka — one; bindu — drop; sei bindu — that drop; jagat — the whole world; ḍubāya — drowns; kahibārato speak; yogya naya — is not fit; tathāpi — still; bāulea madman; kaya — speaks; kahile — if spoken; — or; kebā pātiyāya — who believes.

TRANSLATION

"Unalloyed love of Kṛṣṇa is like an ocean of happiness. If someone gets one drop of it, the whole world can drown in that drop. It is not befitting to express such love of Godhead, yet a madman must speak. But even though he speaks, no one believes him."

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