krandanera chale balaila hari-nama
nari saba 'hari' bale,--hase gaura-dhama
krandaneraof crying; chaleon the pretense of; balailacaused to speak; hari-namathe holy name of the Lord; nariladies; sabaall; 'hari' balechant the holy name of the Lord; haselaughs; gaura-dhamaLord Sri Caitanya as a child.
The Lord caused all the ladies to chant the holy names of the Hare Krsna maha-mantra on the plea of His crying, and while they chanted the Lord would smile.
In the Caitanya-bhagavata this pastime is described as follows: "The Lord, with His beautiful eyes, would cry, but He would stop immediately upon hearing the Hare Krsna maha-mantra. When the ladies, understanding the fun of the Lord, discovered that He would cry and then stop upon hearing the chanting of the Hare Krsna mantra, they all took it as a clue to chant Hare Krsna as soon as the Lord cried. Thus it became a regular function. The Lord would cry, and the ladies would begin chanting the Hare Krsna maha-mantra, clapping their hands. In this way all the ladies of the neighboring houses would assemble in the home of Sacimata to join in the sankirtana movement twenty-four hours a day. As long as the ladies continued to chant the Hare Krsna maha-mantra, the Lord would not cry but very pleasingly smile upon them."

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