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

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 21.126

sakhi he, kṛṣṇa-mukhadvija-rāja-rāja

kṛṣṇa-vapu-siḿhāsane, vasi' rājya-śāsane,

kare sańge candrera samāja

SYNONYMS

sakhi heO dear friend; kṛṣṇa-mukha — the face of Lord Kṛṣṇa; dvija-rāja-rāja — the king of moons; kṛṣṇa-vapu — of the transcendental body of Kṛṣṇa; siḿhāsane — on the throne; vasi' — sitting; rājya-śāsane — ruling of the kingdom; kare — does; sańgein the company of; candrera samāja — the society of moons.

TRANSLATION

"The face of Kṛṣṇa is the king of all moons, and the body of Kṛṣṇa is the throne. Thus the king governs a society of moons.

PURPORT

Kṛṣṇa's face is considered the king of moons, and His body is considered the throne. All the other candras (moons) are considered to be subordinate moons. His left cheek is a moon, and His right cheek is a moon. His forehead is considered a half moon, the spot of sandalwood pulp on His forehead is considered a moon, and His fingernails and toenails are also different moons.

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