Madhya-līlāChapter 20: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Instructs Sanātana Gosvāmī in the Science of the Absolute Truth

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 20.166

'svayaḿ-rūpa' 'svayaḿ-prakāśa' — dui rūpe sphūrti

svayaḿ-rūpeeka 'kṛṣṇa' vraje gopa-mūrti

SYNONYMS

svayam-rūpa — the original form of the Lord; svayam-prakāśa — the personal manifestation; dui rūpein two forms; sphūrti — exhibition; svayam-rūpein the original form; eka — one; kṛṣṇaKṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead; vrajein Vṛndāvana; gopa-mūrti — the cowherd boy.

TRANSLATION

"The original form of the Lord [svayaḿ-rūpa] is exhibited in two forms — svayaḿ-rūpa and svayaḿ-prakāśa. In His original form as svayaḿ-rūpa, Kṛṣṇa is observed as a cowherd boy in Vṛndāvana.

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