|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 20: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Instructs Sanātana Gosvāmī in the Science of the Absolute Truth|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 20.207
ei cabbiśa mūrti — prābhava-vilāsa pradhāna
astra-dhāraṇa-bhede dhare bhinna bhinna nāma
ei cabbiśa mūrti — all of these twenty-four forms; prābhava-vilāsa — pastime forms of the prābhava expansions; pradhāna — chief; astra-dhāraṇa — of holding the weapons; bhede — in terms of differences; dhare — accept; bhinna bhinna — separate from one another; nāma — names.
"All these twenty-four forms constitute the chief prābhava-vilāsa pastime forms of the Lord. They are named differently according to the position of the weapons in Their hands.
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