Chaitanya Bhagavata

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

The Chaitanya Bhagavata 2.13.255, 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 255 of Madhya-khanda chapter 13—“The Deliverance of Jagai and Madhai”.

Bengali text, Devanagari and Unicode transliteration of verse 2.13.255:

সেই জয প্রভু—তুমি যত কর কাজ জয নিত্যানন্দচন্দ্র বৈষ্ণবাধিরাজ ॥ ২৫৫ ॥

सेइ जय प्रभु—तुमि यत कर काज जय नित्यानन्दचन्द्र वैष्णवाधिराज ॥ २५५ ॥

sei jaya prabhu—tumi yata kara kāja jaya nityānandacandra vaiṣṇavādhirāja || 255 ||

sei jaya prabhu—tumi yata kara kaja jaya nityanandacandra vaisnavadhiraja (255)

English translation:

(255) “All glories to all the activities of the Lord! All glories to Nityānanda Candra, the emperor of the Vaiṣṇavas!

Commentary: Gauḍīya-bhāṣya by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura:

Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu is the emperor of the Vaiṣṇavas. Pure Vaiṣṇavas are always eager to serve the Lord in the mood of separation. By displaying the ideal example of serving Kṛṣṇa in His pastimes of searching for Kṛṣṇa, Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu has achieved domination over Lord Gaurasundara. No one has ever distributed such mercy on the Gauḍīyas as Śrī Nityānanda has in His pastimes of awarding the ecstatic love for Kṛṣṇa that was distributed by the munificence of Śrī Caitanya.

By His mercy there is a ray of hope that the living entities of this material world may become qualified for the service of Lord Gaurasundara’s intimate associates like Śrī Gadādhara, Śrī Rūpa, Śrī Sanātana, Śrī Svarūpa, and Śrī Raghunātha. The activities of relishing the holy names by Vaiṣṇavādhirāja Nityānanda, who pātiyāche nāma-haṭṭa jīvera kāraṇa—“has set up a marketplace for distributing the holy names to the

living entities,” distinguish Him as the Ācārya. Let Him be repeatedly glorified.

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