CC Madhya 5.27
- tā’-sabāra sammati vinā nahe kanyā-dāna
- rukmiṇīra pitā bhīṣmaka tāhāte pramāṇa
tā’-sabāra—of all of them; sammati—consent; vinā—without; nahe—not; kanyā-dāna—giving the daughter in charity; rukmiṇīra—of Queen Rukmiṇī; pitā—father; bhīṣmaka—Bhīṣmaka; tāhāte—of that; pramāṇa—evidence.
“Without the consent of all your friends and relatives, it is not possible to give me your daughter in charity. Just consider the story of Queen Rukmiṇī and her father, Bhīṣmaka.