Chaitanya Bhagavata

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

The Chaitanya Bhagavata 2.6.77, 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 77 of Madhya-khanda chapter 6—“The Lord’s Meeting with Advaita Acarya”.

Bengali text, Devanagari and Unicode transliteration of verse 2.6.77:

দুই বাহু দিব্য কনকের স্তম্ভ জিনি’ তঙ্হি’ দিব্য আভরণ রত্নের খিচনি ॥ ৭৭ ॥

दुइ बाहु दिव्य कनकेर स्तम्भ जिनि’ तङ्हि’ दिव्य आभरण रत्नेर खिचनि ॥ ७७ ॥

dui bāhu divya kanakera stambha jini’ taṅhi’ divya ābharaṇa ratnera khicani || 77 ||

dui bahu divya kanakera stambha jini’ tanhi’ divya abharana ratnera khicani (77)

English translation:

(77) His two arms, decorated with various ornaments and jewels, resembled two golden pillars.

Commentary: Gauḍīya-bhāṣya by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura:

The two arms of Śrī Gaurasundara conquered the beauty of golden pillars. Those arms were decorated with divine ornaments and appeared like golden pillars bedecked with jewels.

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