|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 25: How All the Residents of Vārāṇasī Became Vaiṣṇavas|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 25.165
saba kāśī-vāsī kare nāma-sańkīrtana
preme hāse, kāńde, gāya, karaye nartana
saba kāśī-vāsī — all the inhabitants of Kāśī (Vārāṇasī); kare — performed; nāma-sańkīrtana — chanting of the Hare Kṛṣṇa mantra; preme — in ecstatic love of Godhead; hāse — they laughed; kāńde — they cried; gāya — chanted; karaye nartana — and danced.
All the inhabitants of Kāśī [Vārāṇasī] began chanting the Hare Kṛṣṇa mahā-mantra in ecstatic love. Sometimes they laughed, sometimes they cried, sometimes they chanted, and sometimes they danced.
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