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CC Madhya 25.165

Text

saba kāśī-vāsī kare nāma-saṅkīrtana
preme hāse, kāṅde, gāya, karaye nartana

Synonyms

saba kāśī-vāsī — all the inhabitants of Kāśī (Vārāṇasī); kare — performed; nāma-saṅkīrtana — chanting of the Hare Kṛṣṇa mantra; preme — in ecstatic love of Godhead; hāse — they laughed; kāṅde — they cried; gāya — chanted; karaye nartana — and danced.

Translation

All the inhabitants of Kāśī [Vārāṇasī] began chanting the Hare Kṛṣṇa mahā-mantra in ecstatic love. Sometimes they laughed, sometimes they cried, sometimes they chanted, and sometimes they danced.