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CC Ādi 17.11

Text

prabhura abhiṣeka tabe karila śrīvāsa
khāṭe vasi’ prabhu kailā aiśvarya prakāśa

Synonyms

prabhura — of the Lord; abhiṣeka — worship; tabe — after that; karila — did; śrīvāsa — Śrīvāsa; khāṭe — on the cot; vasi’ — sitting; prabhu — Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; kailā — did; aiśvarya — opulence; prakāśa — manifestation.

Translation

Śrīvāsa Ṭhākura then worshiped Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu by the process of abhiṣeka. Sitting on a cot, the Lord exhibited transcendental opulence.

Purport

Abhiṣeka is a special function for the installation of the Deity. In this ceremony the Deity is bathed with milk and water and then worshiped and given a change of dress. This abhiṣeka function was especially observed at the house of Śrīvāsa. All the devotees, according to their means, worshiped the Lord with all kinds of paraphernalia, and the Lord gave benedictions to each devotee according to his desire.