Chaitanya Bhagavata

by Bhumipati Dāsa | 2008 | 1,349,850 words

The Chaitanya Bhagavata 1.1.113, English translation, including a commentary (Gaudiya-bhasya). This text is similair to the Caitanya-caritamrita and narrates the pastimes of Lord Caitanya, proclaimed to be the direct incarnation of Krishna (as Bhagavan) This is verse 113 of Adi-khanda chapter 1—“Summary of Lord Gaura’s Pastimes”.

Bengali text, Devanagari and Unicode transliteration of verse 1.1.113:

আদি-খণ্ডে, দিব্য-পরিধান, দিব্য-সুখ আনন্দে ভাসেন শচী দেখি’ চন্দ্র-মুখ ॥ ১১৩ ॥

आदि-खण्डे, दिव्य-परिधान, दिव्य-सुख आनन्दे भासेन शची देखि’ चन्द्र-मुख ॥ ११३ ॥

ādi-khaṇḍe, divya-paridhāna, divya-sukha ānande bhāsena śacī dekhi’ candra-mukha || 113 ||

adi-khande, divya-paridhana, divya-sukha anande bhasena saci dekhi’ candra-mukha (113)

English translation:

(113) In the Ādi-khaṇḍa mother Śacī floats in an ocean of happiness on seeing the moonlike face of the Lord, who dresses enchantingly and enjoys transcendental pleasure.

Commentary: Gauḍīya-bhāṣya by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura:

The word divya-paridhāna refers to exotic clothes. Divya-sukha means “unsurpassable transcendental bliss.” The word candra-mukha means “a bright, cool, shining face.”

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