tad idam ati-rahasyam gaura-lilamrtam yat
khala-samudaya-kolair nadrtam tair alabhyam
ksatir iyam iha ka me svaditam yat samantat
sahrdaya-sumanobhir modam esam tanoti
tat—that (Caitanya-caritamrta); idam—this; ati-rahasyam—full of spiritual mysteries; gaura-lila-amrtam—the nectar of the pastimes of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu; yat—which; khala-samudaya—envious rascals; kolaih—by pigs; na—never; adrtam—praised; taih—by them; alabhyam—not obtainable; ksatih iyam iha ka—what is the loss in this connection; me—of me; svaditam—tasted; yat—which; samantat—completely; sahrdaya-sumanobhih—by those who are friendly and whose minds are very clean; modam—enjoyment; esam—of them; tanoti—expands.
The Caitanya-caritamrta pastimes of Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu constitute a very secret literature. It is the life and soul of all devotees. Those who are not fit to relish this literature, who are envious like hogs and pigs, will certainly not adore it. However, this will not harm my attempt. These pastimes of Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu will certainly please all saintly people who have clear hearts. They will certainly enjoy it. We wish that this will enhance their enjoyment more and more.
Thus end the Bhaktivedanta purports to Sri Caitanya-caritamrta, Madhya-lila, Twenty-fifth Chapter, describing how the inhabitants of Varanasi were converted to Vaisnavism.
The author of Sri Caitanya-caritamrta, Krsnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami, has condemned all his enemies by comparing them to envious hogs and pigs. This Krsna consciousness movement, which is spreading throughout the world, is being appreciated by sincere people, although they have never previously heard of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and Krsna's pastimes. Now even the higher, priestly circles are appreciating this movement. They have concluded that this movement is very nice and that they have something to learn from it. Nonetheless, in India there are some people who say that they belong to this cult but who are actually very envious of the acarya. They have tried to suppress our activities in many ways, but as far as we are concerned, we follow in the footsteps of Krsnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami and take them as envious pigs and hogs. We simply wish to present the pastimes of Lord Krsna and Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu to the best of our ability so that those who are really honest can cleanse their hearts. We hope that they enjoy this literature and bestow their blessings upon us. It appears that even such a great personality as Krsnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami met with some envious obstacles; what, then, to speak of us, who are only insignificant creatures in this universe. We are simply trying to execute the orders of our spiritual master to the best of our ability.
END OF THE MADHYA-LILA
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