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CC Madhya 7.31

Text

sei duḥkha dekhi’ yei bhakta duḥkha pāya
sei duḥkha tāṅra śaktye sahana nā yāya

Synonyms

sei duḥkha — that unhappiness; dekhi’ — seeing; yei — whatever; bhakta — the devotees; duḥkha — unhappiness; pāya — get; sei duḥkha — that unhappiness; tāṅra — His; śaktye — by the power; sahana — toleration; — not; yāya — possible.

Translation

The regulative principles observed by Caitanya Mahāprabhu were sometimes intolerable, and all the devotees became greatly affected by them. Although strictly observing the regulative principles, Caitanya Mahāprabhu could not tolerate the unhappiness felt by His devotees.