|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 25: How All the Residents of Vārāṇasī Became Vaiṣṇavas|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 25.274
nānā-bhāvera bhakta-jana, haḿsa-cakravāka-gaṇa,
yāte sabe' karena vihāra
kṛṣṇa-keli sumṛṇāla, yāhā pāi sarva-kāla,
bhakta-haḿsa karaye āhāra
nānā-bhāvera bhakta-jana — devotees relishing relationships with Kṛṣṇa in different ecstasies; haḿsa-cakravāka-gaṇa — compared to swans and cakravāka birds; yāte — in that place; sabe' — all; karena vihāra — enjoy life; kṛṣṇa-keli — the pastimes of Kṛṣṇa; su-mṛṇāla — sweet buds; yāhā pāi — which one can get; sarva-kāla — eternally; bhakta-haḿsa — the devotees, who are just like swans; karaye — do; āhāra — eating.
The devotees who have a relationship with Kṛṣṇa are like the swans and cakravāka birds who play in that forest of lotus flowers. The buds of those lotus flowers are the pastimes of Kṛṣṇa, and they are edibles for the swanlike devotees. Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa is always engaged in His transcendental pastimes; therefore the devotees, following in the footsteps of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu, can always eat those lotus buds, for they are the pastimes of the Lord.
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