TEXT 209
nūtana patra lekhāñā pustake deoyāila
pratīti lāgi' purātana patra māgi' nila
SYNONYMS
nūtana—new; patra—leaves; lekhāñā—getting written; pustake—the book; deoyāila—He gave; pratīti lāgi'-for direct evidence; purātana—the old; patra—leaves; māgi'-requesting; nila—He took.
TRANSLATION
Since the Kūrma Purāṇa was very old, the manuscript was also very old. Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu took possession of the original leaves in order to have direct evidence. The text was copied onto new leaves in order that the Purāṇa be replaced.

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