TEXT 162
kirtana karite prabhura sarva-bhavodaya
stambha, kampa, pulakasru, gadgada, pralaya
SYNONYMS
kirtana karite—while performing chanting; prabhura—of the Lord; sarva—all; bhava-udaya—manifestations of ecstatic symptoms; stambha—being stunned; kampa—trembling; pulaka—standing of the hair; asru—tears; gadgada—faltering of the voice; pralaya—devastation.
TRANSLATION
When the Lord performed kirtana, He manifested all kinds of transcendental symptoms. He appeared stunned and trembling, His hair stood on end, and His voice faltered. There were tears and devastation.
PURPORT
Devastation is described in the Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu as a combination of happiness and distress that becomes conspicuous by an absence of any sense of them. In this condition, a devotee falls to the ground, and the subsequent symptoms in the body ensue. These symptoms are mentioned above, and when they become prominent in the body, a state called pralaya (devastation) is manifest.

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