TEXT 87
radhika-unmada yaiche uddhava-darsane
udghurna-pralapa taiche prabhura ratri-dine
SYNONYMS
radhika-unmada—the madness of Srimati Radharani; yaiche—just like; uddhava-darsane—in seeing Uddhava; udghurna-pralapa—talking inconsistently in madness; taiche—similarly; prabhura—of Lord Caitanya; ratri-dine—night and day.
TRANSLATION
Just as Srimati Radharani talked inconsistently with a bumblebee in the presence of Uddhava, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu in His ecstasy talked crazily and inconsistently day and night.
PURPORT
This unmada (madness) is not ordinary madness. When Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu talked inconsistently, almost like a crazy fellow, He was in the transcendental ecstasy of love. In the highest transcendental ecstasy there is a feeling of being enchanted in the presence of the enchanter. When the enchanter and the enchanted become separated, mohana, or bewilderment, occurs. When so bewildered due to separation, one becomes stunned, and at that time all the bodily symptoms of transcendental ecstasy are manifested. When they are manifest, one appears inconceivably crazy. This is called transcendental madness. In this state, there is imaginative discourse, and one experiences emotions like those of a madman. The madness of Srimati Radharani was explained to Krsna by Uddhava, who said, "My dear Krsna, because of extreme feelings of separation from You, Srimati Radharani is sometimes making Her bed in the groves of the forest, sometimes rebuking a bluish cloud, and sometimes wandering about in the dense darkness of the forest. Thus She has become like a crazy woman."

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