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CC Adi 7.52

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


ihā śuni rahe prabhu īṣat hāsiyā
sei kāle eka vipra milila āsiyā


ihā—this; śuni—hearing; rahe—remained; prabhu—Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu; īṣat—slightly; hāsiyā—smiling; sei kāle—at that time; eka—one; vipra—brāhmaṇa; milila—met; āsiyā—coming there.


While Tapana Miśra and Candraśekhara were thus talking with Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu, He only smiled slightly and remained silent. At that time a brāhmaṇa came there to meet the Lord.


Because the blasphemy was cast against Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Himself, He did not feel sorry, and therefore He was smiling. This is ideal Vaiṣṇava behavior. One should not become angry upon hearing criticism of himself, but if other Vaiṣṇavas are criticized one must be prepared to act as previously suggested. Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu was very compassionate for His pure devotees Tapana Miśra and Candraśekhara; therefore by His grace this brāhmaṇa immediately came to Him. By His omnipotency the Lord created this situation for the happiness of His devotees.