The direct injection of the holy sastra
It is said that now as a reference we can use the direct injunctions of the holy sastras or scriptures, and as well as the lives of great devotees, their actions form a precedence or a evidence on what should be done. So Krishna came as CaitanyaMahaprabhu to show how to practice the teachings of the Bhagavat Gita through His own. He didn’t write volumes of books, He only wrote eight verses, and He said the same books that Krishna spoke are applicable, read Bhagavat Gita, read the SrimadBhagavatam , and then His own life He showed the example how to implement that. So He didn’t have to write again. The same books are applicable but the problem was various people were giving their own interpretation on how to implement it. So then Lord Caitanya, the supreme authority came and He just showed, “This is the ultimate perfection of implementing this sacred teachings.
His Holiness Jayapataka Swami Maharaj
1986,2nd October, SB class @ New Orleans, USA