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CC Madhya 16.144 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 144

tumi jāna, kṛṣṇa nija-pratijñā chāḍilā
bhakta kṛpā-vaśe bhīṣmera pratijñā rākhilā


SYNONYMS

tumi jāna—you know; kṛṣṇa—Lord Kṛṣṇa; nija-pratijñā—His own promise; chāḍilā—gave up; bhakta kṛpā-vaśe—being obliged by the devotional service of a devotee; bhīṣmera—of Grandfather Bhīṣma; pratijñā rākhilā—kept the promise.


TRANSLATION

"You should know that Lord Kṛṣṇa Himself violated His own promise just to keep the promise of Grandfather Bhīṣma.