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

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 20.90-91

prabhu kahe, — "ihā āmi kariyāchi vicāra

viṣaya-roga khaṇḍāila kṛṣṇa ye tomāra

se kene rākhibe tomāra śeṣa viṣaya-bhoga?

roga khaṇḍi' sad-vaidya rākhe śeṣa roga

SYNONYMS

prabhu kaheŚrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu said; ihā — this; āmiI; kariyāchi vicāra — considered deliberately; viṣaya-roga — the disease of material attraction; khaṇḍāila — has now nullified; kṛṣṇa — Lord Kṛṣṇa; yesince; tomāra — your; se — Lord Kṛṣṇa; kene — why; rākhibe — should allow you to keep; tomāra — your; śeṣa — last; viṣaya-bhoga — attraction for material things; roga khaṇḍi' — vanquishing the disease; sat-vaidyaa good physician; rākhe — does not keep; śeṣa — the last part; roga — disease.

TRANSLATION

Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu then said, "I have already deliberately considered this matter. Since Lord Kṛṣṇa is very merciful, He has nullified your attachment for material things. Why should Kṛṣṇa allow you to maintain a last bit of material attachment? After vanquishing a disease, a good physician does not allow any of the disease to remain.

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