TEXT 78
purīra vātsalya mukhya, rāmānandera śuddha-sakhya,
govindādyera śuddha-dāsya-rasa
gadādhara, jagadānanda, svarūpera mukhya rasānanda,
ei cāri bhāve prabhu vaśa
SYNONYMS
purīra—of Paramānanda Purī; vātsalya—paternal affection; mukhya—chiefly; rāmānandera—of Rāya Rāmānanda; śuddha-sakhya—pure fraternity; govinda-ādyera—of Govinda and others; śuddha-dāsya-rasa—the pure and unalloyed mellow of service; gadādharaGadādhara Paṇḍita; jagadānandaJagadānanda Paṇḍita; svarūpera—of Svarūpa Dāmodara; mukhya—chiefly; rasa-ānanda—tasting the pleasure of conjugal love; ei—these; cāri—in four; bhāve—ecstatic conditions; prabhu—the Lord; vaśa—became obliged.
TRANSLATION
Among His associates, Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu enjoyed paternal loving affection from Paramānanda Purī, friendly affection with Rāmānanda Rāya, unalloyed service from Govinda and others, and humors of conjugal love with Gadādhara, Jagadānanda and Svarūpa Dāmodara. Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu enjoyed all these four mellows, and thus He remained obliged to His devotees.
PURPORT
Paramānanda Purī is said to have been Uddhava in Vṛndāvana. His affections with Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu were on the platform of paternal love. This was because Paramānanda Purī happened to be the Godbrother of the spiritual master of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. Similarly, Rāmānanda Rāya, who is considered an incarnation of Arjuna and by some an incarnation of Viśākhādevī, enjoyed unalloyed fraternal love with the Lord. Unalloyed personal service was enjoyed by Govinda and others. In the presence of His most confidential devotees like Gadādhara Paṇḍita, Jagadānanda and Svarūpa Dāmodara, Caitanya Mahāprabhu enjoyed the ecstatic conditions of Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī in Her conjugal relationship with Kṛṣṇa. Absorbed in these four transcendental mellows, Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu resided in Jagannātha Purī, feeling very much obliged to His devotees.

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