Chaitanya Bhagavata

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

The Chaitanya Bhagavata 3.7.96, 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 96 of Antya-khanda chapter 7—“Pastimes in Shri Gadadhara’s Garden”.

Bengali text, Devanagari and Unicode transliteration of verse 3.7.96:

নিযন্তা পালক স্রষ্টা দুর্বিজ্ঞেয তত্ত্ব সবে মিলি’ এই মন্ত্র গাযেন মহত্ত্ব ॥ ৯৬ ॥

नियन्ता पालक स्रष्टा दुर्विज्ञेय तत्त्व सबे मिलि’ एइ मन्त्र गायेन महत्त्व ॥ ९६ ॥

niyantā pālaka sraṣṭā durvijñeya tattva sabe mili’ ei mantra gāyena mahattva || 96 ||

niyanta palaka srasta durvijneya tattva sabe mili’ ei mantra gayena mahattva (96)

English translation:

(96) They glorify the Lord as the controller, maintainer, creator, and

Commentary: Gauḍīya-bhāṣya by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura:

incomprehensible Truth.

In Madhvācārya’s commentary on Śrīmad Bhāgavatam (1.1.2) he quotes the Skanda Purāṇa as follows:

utpatti-sthiti saṃhārā niyati-jñānam-ākṛtiḥ bandha-mokṣau ca puruṣād yasmāt sa harir ekarāṭ

“Lord Hari is the ultimate cause of the creation, maintenance, and annihilation of the cosmic manifestation. One knows this becomes liberated, and one who does not remains entangled.”

See Madhvācārya’s commentary on Śrīmad Bhāgavatam (2.3.1-3, 2.4.21, and 3.2.22) as well as Śrīmad Bhāgavatam (10.16.49, 10.57.15, and 10.63.44).

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