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CC Madhya 13.118 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 118

gaura yadi pāche cale, śyāma haya sthire
gaura āge cale, śyāma cale dhīre-dhīre


SYNONYMS

gaura—Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; yadi—if; pāche cale—goes behind; śyāma—Jagannātha; haya—becomes; sthire—still; gaura—Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; āge cale—goes forward; śyāma—Lord Jagannātha; cale—goes; dhīre-dhīre—slowly.


TRANSLATION

When Caitanya Mahāprabhu was dramatically enacting the song, He would sometimes fall behind in the procession. At such times, Lord Jagannātha would come to a standstill. When Caitanya Mahāprabhu again went forward, Lord Jagannātha's car would slowly start again.