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CC Ādi 9.7

Text

prabhu kahe, āmi ‘viśvambhara’ nāma dhari
nāma sārthaka haya, yadi preme viśva bhari

Synonyms

prabhu kahe — the Lord said; āmi — I; viśvambhara — Viśvambhara; nāma — named; dhari — accept; nāma — the name; sārthaka — complete; haya — becomes; yadi — if; preme — in love of God; viśva — the whole universe; bhari — fulfilled.

Translation

Lord Caitanya thought, “My name is Viśvambhara, ‘one who maintains the entire universe.’ Its meaning will be actualized if I can fill the whole universe with love of Godhead.”