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Shri Chaitanya Shataka

TEXT 31

TEXT

patitam durgatam drishtva
vaishnava loka-pavanah
karau dhritva harer-nama
 yacanti kripaya kalau

SYNONYMS

patitam-fallen; durgatam-unfortunate; drishtva-seeing; vaishnavah-the devotees of the Lord; loka-pavanah-purifiers of the people; karau-hands; dhritva-raised; harer-of Hari; nama-the holy name; yacanti-they beg; kripaya-on account of being merciful; kalau-in the Kali-yuga.

TRANSLATION

The Vaishnavas have received the mercy of Gaura. Seeing the unfortunate condition of the fallen souls who are completely bound in the cycle of birth and death, the Vaishnavas take compassion on them and distribute the holy names of the Lord.