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CC Madhya 8.23

Text

svābhāvika prema doṅhāra udaya karilā
duṅhā āliṅgiyā duṅhe bhūmite paḍilā

Synonyms

svābhāvika — natural; prema — love; doṅhāra — of both of them; udaya — awakening; karilā — there was; duṅhā — both; āliṅgiyā — embracing; duṅhe — both of them; bhūmite — on the ground; paḍilā — fell down.

Translation

Their natural love for each other was awakened in them both, and they embraced and fell to the ground.

Purport

Śrīla Rāmānanda Rāya was an incarnation of the gopī Viśākhā. Since Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu was Lord Kṛṣṇa Himself, there was naturally an awakening of love between Viśākhā and Kṛṣṇa. Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Mahāprabhu is the combination of Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī and Kṛṣṇa, and the gopī Viśākhā is a principal gopī assisting Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī. Thus the natural love between Rāmānanda Rāya and Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu awakened and they embraced.