|Antya-līlā||Chapter 1: Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī's Second Meeting With the Lord|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 1.198
madhura prasanna ihāra kāvya sālańkāra
aiche kavitva vinu nahe rasera pracāra
madhura — sweet; prasanna — pleasing; ihāra — his; kāvya — poetry; sa-alańkāra — with metaphors and other ornaments; aiche — such as that; kavitva — poetic qualifications; vinu — without; nahe — there is not; rasera — of mellows; pracāra — preaching.
Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu praised the metaphors and other literary ornaments of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī's transcendental poetry. Without such poetic attributes, He said, there is no possibility of preaching transcendental mellows.
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