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CC Madhya 13.14

Text

mahāprabhu ‘maṇimā’ ‘maṇimā’ kare dhvani
nānā-vādya-kolāhale kichui nā śuni

Synonyms

mahāprabhu — Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; maṇimā maṇimā — an honorific; kare — makes; dhvani — the sound; nānā — various; vādya — of musical instruments; kolāhale — by the tumultuous sound; kichui — anything; — not; śuni — can hear.

Translation

While the Lord was transported from the throne to the car, tumultuous sounds were made on various musical instruments. Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu was chanting “Maṇimā! Maṇimā!” but He could not be heard.

Purport

The word maṇimā is used to address a respectable person in Orissa. Lord Jagannātha was being respectfully addressed by Śrī Caitanya in this way.