|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 16: The Pastimes of the Lord in His Childhood and Youth|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 16.82
ambujam ambuni jātaḿ
kvacid api na jātam ambujād ambu
pādāmbhojān mahā-nadī jātā
ambujam — lotus flower; ambuni — in the water; jātam — is grown; kvacit — at any time; api — certainly; na — not; jātam — grown; ambujāt — from a lotus flower; ambu — water; mura-bhidi — in Kṛṣṇa, the killer of Murāsura; tat-viparītam — just the opposite of that; pāda-ambhojāt — from the lotus flower of His feet; mahā-nadī — the great river; jātā — has grown.
"'Everyone knows that lotus flowers grow in the water but water never grows from a lotus. All such contradictions, however, are wonderfully possible in Kṛṣṇa: the great river Ganges has grown from His lotus feet.'
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