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CC Madhya 13.118

Text

gaura yadi pāche cale, śyāma haya sthire
gaura āge cale, śyāma cale dhīre-dhīre

Synonyms

gaura — Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; yadi — if; pāche cale — goes behind; śyāma — Jagannātha; haya — becomes; sthire — still; gaura — Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; āge cale — goes forward; śyāma — Lord Jagannātha; cale — goes; dhīre-dhīre — slowly.

Translation

When Caitanya Mahāprabhu was dramatically enacting the song, He would sometimes fall behind in the procession. At such times, Lord Jagannātha would come to a standstill. When Caitanya Mahāprabhu again went forward, Lord Jagannātha’s car would slowly start again.