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CC Madhya 6.50

Text

gopīnātha ācāryere kahe sārvabhauma
gosāñira jānite cāhi kāhāṅ pūrvāśrama

Synonyms

gopīnātha ācāryere — to Gopīnātha Ācārya; kahe — said; sārvabhauma — Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya; gosāñira — of Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu; jānite — to know; cāhi — I want; kāhāṅ — what; pūrva-āśrama — previous situation.

Translation

Sārvabhauma then said to Gopīnātha Ācārya, “I want to know Caitanya Mahāprabhu’s previous situation.”

Purport

The word pūrvāśrama refers to one’s previous situation in life. Sometimes a person will accept the renounced order from householder life, and sometimes even from student (brahmacārī) life. Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya wanted to know of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu’s previous situation as a householder.