CC Madhya 20.170
Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta - Madhya-līlā - Chapter 20: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Instructs Sanātana Gosvāmī in the Science of the Absolute Truth
- citraṁ bataitad ekena
- vapuṣā yugapat pṛthak
- gṛheṣu dvy-aṣṭa-sāhasraṁ
- striya eka udāvahat
citram—wonderful; bata—oh; etat—this; ekena—with one; vapuṣā—form; yugapat—simultaneously; pṛthak—separately; gṛheṣu—in the houses; dvi-aṣṭa-sāhasram—sixteen thousand; striyaḥ—all the queens; ekaḥ—the one Śrī Kṛṣṇa; udāvahat—married.
“‘It is astounding that Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, who is one without a second, expanded Himself in sixteen thousand similar forms to marry sixteen thousand queens in their respective homes.’
This verse is spoken by Nārada Muni in Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (SB 10.69.2).