nutana patra lekhana pustake deoyaila
pratiti lagi' puratana patra magi' nila
nutana—new; patra—leaves; lekhana—getting written; pustake—the book; deoyaila—He gave; pratiti lagi'-for direct evidence; puratana—the old; patra—leaves; magi'-requesting; nila—He took.
Since the Kurma Purana was very old, the manuscript was also very old. Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu took possession of the original leaves in order to have direct evidence. The text was copied onto new leaves in order that the Purana be replaced.
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