CC Madhya 20.336

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Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta - Madhya-līlā - Chapter 20: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Instructs Sanātana Gosvāmī in the Science of the Absolute Truth
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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 336

‘kṛṣṇa-padārcana’ haya dvāparera dharma
‘kṛṣṇa’-varṇe karāya loke kṛṣṇārcana-karma


SYNONYMS

kṛṣṇa-pada-arcana—worshiping the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa; haya—is; dvāparera—of Dvāpara millennium; dharma—the occupational duty; kṛṣṇa-varṇe—in a blackish color; karāya—induces; loke—to the people; kṛṣṇa-arcana-karma—the activities of worshiping Lord Kṛṣṇa.


TRANSLATION

“In Dvāpara-yuga the people’s occupational duty was to worship the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa. Therefore Lord Kṛṣṇa, appearing in a blackish body, personally induced people to worship Him.


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