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Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta - Ādi-līlā - Chapter 3: The External Reasons for the Appearance of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu
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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 36

āsan varṇās trayo hy asya
gṛhṇato ’nu-yugaṁ tanūḥ
śuklo raktas tathā pīta
idānīṁ kṛṣṇatāṁ gataḥ


SYNONYMS

āsan—were; varṇāḥ—colors; trayaḥ—three; hi—certainly; asya—of this one; gṛhṇataḥ—who is manifesting; anu-yugam—according to the age; tanūḥ—bodies; śuklaḥ—white; raktaḥ—red; tathā—thus; pītaḥ—yellow; idānīm—now; kṛṣṇatām—blackness; gataḥ—obtained.


TRANSLATION

“This boy [Kṛṣṇa] has three other colors—white, red and yellow—as He appears in different ages. Now He has appeared in a transcendental blackish color.”


PURPORT

This is a verse from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (SB 10.8.13).


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