prathama sutra prabhura sannyasa-karana
sannyasa kari' calila prabhu sri-vrndavana
prathama—first; sutra—synopsis; prabhura—of the Lord; sannyasa-karana—accepting the sannyasa order; sannyasa kari'-after accepting the renounced order; calila—went; prabhu—the Lord; sri-vrndavana—toward Vrndavana.
This is the first synopsis: After accepting the sannyasa order, Caitanya Mahaprabhu proceeded toward Vrndavana.
Clearly these statements are a real account of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu's acceptance of the renounced order of life. His acceptance of this renounced order is not at all comparable to the acceptance of sannyasa by Mayavadis. After accepting sannyasa, Caitanya Mahaprabhu wanted to reach Vrndavana. He was unlike the Mayavadi sannyasis, who desire to merge into the existence of the Absolute. For a Vaisnava, acceptance of sannyasa means getting relief from all material activities and completely devoting oneself to the transcendental loving service of the Lord. This is confirmed by Srila Rupa Gosvami (Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu 1.2.255): anasaktasya visayan yatharham upayunjatah nirbandhah krsna-sambandhe yuktam vairagyam ucyate. For a Vaisnava, the renounced order means completely giving up attachment for material things and engaging nonstop in the transcendental loving service of the Lord. The Mayavadi sannyasis, however, do not know how to engage everything in the service of the Lord. Because they have no devotional training, they think material objects to be untouchable. Brahma satyam jagan mithya The Mayavadis think that the world is false, but the Vaisnava sannyasis do not think like this. Vaisnavas say, "Why should the world be false? It is reality, and it is meant for the service of the Supreme Personality of Godhead." For a Vaisnava sannyasi, renunciation means not accepting anything for personal sense enjoyment. Devotional service means engaging everything for the satisfaction of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
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