Indeed, He said, "Although I am invited to eat by Advaita Acarya, today also is a fast. So small a quantity of food will not fill even half My belly"

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"Although I am invited to eat by Advaita Ācārya, today also is a fast. So small a quantity of food will not fill even half My belly"

Sri Caitanya-caritamrta

CC Madhya-lila

Although Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu was thinking that the quantity of food was enormous, Nityānanda Prabhu, on the contrary, thought it not even a morsel. He had been fasting for three days and had greatly hoped to break fast on that day. Indeed, He said, Although I am invited to eat by Advaita Ācārya, today also is a fast. So small a quantity of food will not fill even half My bellyly.

TRANSLATION

Although Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu was thinking that the quantity of food was enormous, Nityānanda Prabhu, on the contrary, thought it not even a morsel. He had been fasting for three days and had greatly hoped to break fast on that day. Indeed, He said, Although I am invited to eat by Advaita Ācārya, today also is a fast. So small a quantity of food will not fill even half My bellyly.”