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

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 20.376

atha bahunaitena

kiḿ jñātena tavārjuna

viṣṭabhyāham idaḿ kṛtsnam

ekāḿśena sthito jagat

SYNONYMS

atha — or; bahunā — much; etena — with this; kim — what use; jñātena — being known; tava — by you; arjunaO Arjuna; viṣṭabhya — pervading; ahamI; idam — this; kṛtsnam — entire; eka-aḿśena — with one portion; sthitaḥ — situated; jagat — universe.

TRANSLATION

"'But what need is there, Arjuna, for all this detailed knowledge? With a single fragment of Myself I pervade and support this entire universe.'

PURPORT

This is also a statement made by Kṛṣṇa in the Bhagavad-gītā (10.42).

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