Antya-līlāChapter 14: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu's Feelings of Separation from Kṛṣṇa

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 14.10

svarūpa — 'sūtra-kartā', raghunātha — 'vṛttikāra'

tāra bāhulya varṇipāńji-ṭīkā-vyavahāra

SYNONYMS

svarūpaSvarūpa Dāmodara Gosvāmī; sūtra-kartā — maker of short notes; raghunāthaRaghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī; vṛtti-kāra — maker of elaborate explanations; tāra — of those; bāhulyamore elaborately; varṇiI shall describe; pāńji — fluffing out (as of cotton); ṭīkā — explanation; vyavahāra — behavior.

TRANSLATION

Svarūpa Dāmodara wrote short notes, whereas Raghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī wrote elaborate descriptions. I shall now describe Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu's activities more elaborately, as if fluffing out compressed cotton.

PURPORT

Pāńji-ṭīkā means further explanations of a subject. Writing such explanations is likened to the process of fluffing out cotton.

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