CC Madhya 2.90

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 90

āmi vṛddha jarātura, likhite kāṅpaye kara,
mane kichu smaraṇa nā haya
nā dekhiye nayane, nā śuniye śravaṇe,
tabu likhi’—e baḍa vismaya


SYNONYMS

āmi—I; vṛddha—old man; jarā-ātura—disturbed by invalidity; likhite—to write; kāṅpaye—trembles; kara—the hand; mane—in the mind; kichu—any; smaraṇa—remembrance; nā haya—there is not; nā dekhiye—I cannot see; nayane—by the eyes; nā śuniye—I cannot hear; śravaṇe—with the ears; tabu—still; likhi’—writing; e—this; baḍa vismaya—a great wonder.


TRANSLATION

I have now become too old and disturbed by invalidity. While I write, my hands tremble. I cannot remember anything, nor can I see or hear properly. Still I write, and this is a great wonder.