CC Madhya 19.232

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Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta - Madhya-līlā - Chapter 19: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Instructs Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī
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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 232

kānta-bhāve nijāṅga diyā karena sevana
ataeva madhura-rasera haya ‘pañca’ guṇa


SYNONYMS

kānta-bhāve—on the platform of conjugal love; nija-aṅga—own body; diyā—offering; karena—executes; sevana—service; ataeva—therefore; madhura-rasera—of the mellow of conjugal love; haya—there are; pañca guṇa—five kinds of transcendental qualities.


TRANSLATION

“On the platform of conjugal love, the devotee offers his body in the service of the Lord. Thus on this platform the transcendental qualities of all five rasas are present.


PURPORT

Attachment for Kṛṣṇa in śānta-rasa, rendering service to the Lord in dāsya-rasa, rendering relaxed service in fraternity and serving in parental love with feelings of maintenance all combine on the platform of conjugal love when the devotee wants to serve the Lord by offering Him his personal body. Thus the qualities of the other rasas combine to form the nectar of conjugal love. On this platform, all the different feelings of a devotee are amalgamated.


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