|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 8: Talks Between Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu and Rāmānanda Rāya|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 8.209
rādhāra svarūpa — kṛṣṇa-prema-kalpalatā
sakhī-gaṇa haya tāra pallava-puṣpa-pātā
rādhāra svarūpa — the spiritual nature of Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī; kṛṣṇa-prema — of love of Kṛṣṇa; kalpa-latā — a creeper; sakhī-gaṇa — the gopīs; haya — are; tāra — of that creeper; pallava — the twigs; puṣpa — flowers; pātā — and leaves.
"By nature, Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī is just like a creeper of love of Godhead, and the gopīs are the twigs, flowers and leaves of that creeper.
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