Madhya-līlāChapter 21: The Opulence and Sweetness of Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 21.11

guṇātmanas te 'pi guṇān vimātuḿ

hitāvatīrṇasya ka īśire 'sya

kālena yair vimitāḥ su-kalpair

bhū-pāḿśavaḥ khe mihikā dyu-bhāsaḥ

SYNONYMS

guṇa-ātmanaḥ — the overseer of the three qualities; te — of You; api — certainly; guṇān — the qualities; vimātumto count; hita-avatīrṇasya — who have descended for the benefit of all living entities; ke — who; īśire — were able; asya — of the universe; kālenain due course of time; yaiḥ — by whom; — or; vimitāḥ — counted; su-kalpaiḥ — by great scientists; bhū-pāḿśavaḥ — the atoms of the universe; khein the sky; mihikāḥ — particles of snow; dyu-bhāsaḥ — the illuminating stars and planets.

TRANSLATION

"'In time, great scientists may be able to count all the atoms of the universe, all the stars and planets in the sky, and all the particles of snow, but who among them can count the unlimited transcendental qualities of the Supreme Personality of Godhead? He descends on the surface of the globe for the benefit of all living entities.'

PURPORT

This verse is also quoted from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (10.14.7).

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