CC Madhya 20.253

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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 253

icchā-śakti-pradhāna kṛṣṇa—icchāya sarva-kartā
jñāna-śakti-pradhāna vāsudeva adhiṣṭhātā


SYNONYMS

icchā-śakti—of willpower; pradhāna—predominator; kṛṣṇa—Lord Kṛṣṇa; icchāya—simply by willing; sarva-kartā—the creator of everything; jñāna-śakti-pradhāna—the predominator of the power of knowledge; vāsudeva—Lord Vāsudeva; adhiṣṭhātā—reservoir.


TRANSLATION

“The predominator of the willing potency is Lord Kṛṣṇa, for by His supreme will everything comes into existence. In willing, there is a need for knowledge, and that knowledge is expressed through Vāsudeva.


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