Chaitanya Bhagavata

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

The Chaitanya Bhagavata 2.3.144, 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 144 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 2.3.144:

বেত্র বান্ধা এক কমণ্ডলু বাম হাতে নীল-বস্ত্র পরিধান, নীল-বস্ত্র মাথে ॥ ১৪৪ ॥

वेत्र बान्धा एक कमण्डलु वाम हाते नील-वस्त्र परिधान, नील-वस्त्र माथे ॥ १४४ ॥

vetra bāndhā eka kamaṇḍalu vāma hāte nīla-vastra paridhāna, nīla-vastra māthe || 144 ||

vetra bandha eka kamandalu vama hate nila-vastra paridhana, nila-vastra mathe (144)

English translation:

(144) “In His left hand He carried a waterpot wrapped with cane. He was dressed in blue garments and His head was decorated with a blue cloth.

Commentary: Gauḍīya-bhāṣya by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura:

“Like Baladeva, He wore blue cloth on His upper and lower limbs. He held a waterpot made of cane in His left hand.”

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