Chaitanya Bhagavata

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

The Chaitanya Bhagavata 2.3.49, 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 49 of Madhya-khanda chapter 3—“The Lord Manifests His Varaha Form in the House of Murari and Meets with Nityananda”.

Bengali text, Devanagari and Unicode transliteration of verse 2.3.49:

দৈব-দোষে তাহার হৈল দুষ্ট সঙ্গ বাণের সংসর্গে হৈল ভক্ত-দ্রোহে রঙ্গ ॥ ৪৯ ॥

दैव-दोषे ताहार हैल दुष्ट सङ्ग बाणेर संसर्गे हैल भक्त-द्रोहे रङ्ग ॥ ४९ ॥

daiva-doṣe tāhāra haila duṣṭa saṅga bāṇera saṃsarge haila bhakta-drohe raṅga || 49 ||

daiva-dose tahara haila dusta sanga banera samsarge haila bhakta-drohe ranga (49)

English translation:

(49) “By providence, he fell into bad association with Bāṇa and began to take pleasure in oppressing the devotees.

Commentary: Gauḍīya-bhāṣya by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura:

“Although by My instructions his life was pure for some time, by the bad association of King Bāṇa in the course of time he developed an interest in oppressing the devotees.”

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