CC Madhya 20.245

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Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta - Madhya-līlā - Chapter 20: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Instructs Sanātana Gosvāmī in the Science of the Absolute Truth
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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 245

avatāra haya kṛṣṇera ṣaḍ-vidha prakāra
puruṣāvatāra eka, līlāvatāra āra


SYNONYMS

avatāra—incarnations; haya—there are; kṛṣṇera—of Lord Kṛṣṇa; ṣaṭ-vidha prakāra—six kinds; puruṣa-avatāra—incarnations of Viṣṇu; eka—one; līlā-avatāra—incarnations for the execution of pastimes; āra—also.


TRANSLATION

“There are six types of incarnations [avatāras] of Kṛṣṇa. One comprises the incarnations of Viṣṇu [puruṣa-avatāras], and another comprises the incarnations meant for the performance of pastimes [līlā-avatāras].


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