TEXT 25
dekhiya govinda aste-vyaste strike varjila
tare namaite prabhu govinde nisedhila
SYNONYMS
dekhiya—seeing; govinda—the personal servant of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu; aste-vyaste—with great haste; strike—the woman; varjila—got down; tare—her; namaite—to get down; prabhu—Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu; govindeGovinda; nisedhila—forbade.
TRANSLATION
When he saw this, Caitanya Mahaprabhu's personal secretary, Govinda, hastily got her down from her position. Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, however, chastised him for this.
PURPORT
Because Garuda is the carrier of Lord Visnu, he is the supreme Vaisnava. Therefore to touch his body with one's feet or to climb the column of Garuda is certainly a vaisnava-aparadha, an offense to a Vaisnava. The woman was also offensive to Krsna by putting her foot on the shoulder of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Seeing all these offenses, Govinda very hastily made her get down.

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