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CC Antya 16.23

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 23

ṭhākura kahe,—“aiche bāt kahite nā yuyāya
āmi—nīca-jāti, tumi—susajjana rāya“


SYNONYMS

ṭhākura kahe—Jhaḍu Ṭhākura said; aiche bāt—such a request; kahite nā yuyāya—should not be spoken; āmi—I; nīca-jāti—coming from a family of a very low caste; tumi—you; su-sat-jana rāya—very respectable and rich gentleman.


TRANSLATION

Jhaḍu Ṭhākura replied, “It does not befit you to ask this of me. I belong to a very low-caste family, whereas you are a respectable rich gentleman.”