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CC Antya 16.12

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 12

bhojana karile pātra phelāñā yāya
lukāñā sei pātra āni’ cāṭi’ khāya


SYNONYMS

bhojana karile—after eating; pātra—the leaf plate; phelāñā yāya—is thrown away; lukāñā—hiding; sei pātra—that leaf plate; āni’—bringing; cāṭi’ khāya—he licks up.


TRANSLATION

After the Vaiṣṇavas finished eating, they would throw away their leaf dishes, and Kālidāsa would come out of hiding, take the leaves and lick up the remnants.