Chaitanya Bhagavata

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

The Chaitanya Bhagavata 1.9.175, 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 175 of Adi-khanda chapter 9—“Nityananda’s Childhood Pastimes and Travels to Holy Places”.

Bengali text, Devanagari and Unicode transliteration of verse 1.9.175:

মাধবেন্দ্র-কথা অতি অদ্ভুত কথন মেঘ দেখিলেই মাত্র হয অচেতন ॥ ১৭৫ ॥

माधवेन्द्र-कथा अति अद्भुत कथन मेघ देखिलेइ मात्र हय अचेतन ॥ १७५ ॥

mādhavendra-kathā ati adbhuta kathana megha dekhilei mātra haya acetana || 175 ||

madhavendra-katha ati adbhuta kathana megha dekhilei matra haya acetana (175)

English translation:

(175) The characteristics of Mādhavendra Purī are most wonderful; he fell unconscious just by seeing a dark cloud.

Commentary: Gauḍīya-bhāṣya by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura:

The megha, or “cloud” is an uddīpana, or reminder, of Kṛṣṇa, whose complexion resembles a newly formed cloud.

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