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CC Madhya 7.79

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


kāñcana-sadṛśa deha, aruṇa vasana
pulakāśru-kampa-sveda tāhāte bhūṣaṇa


kāñcana-sadṛśa—like molten gold; deha—a body; aruṇa—saffron; vasana—garments; pulaka-aśru—standing up of bodily hair and crying; kampa—trembling; sveda—perspiration; tāhāte—therein; bhūṣaṇa—the ornaments.


The body of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu was naturally very beautiful. It was like molten gold dressed in saffron cloth. Indeed, He was most beautiful for being ornamented with the ecstatic symptoms, which caused His bodily hair to stand on end, tears to well up in His eyes, and His body to tremble and perspire all over.