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CC Madhya 7.23 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 23

mukunda hayena duḥkhī dekhi' sannyāsa-dharma
tinabāre śīte snāna, bhūmite śayana


SYNONYMS

mukunda—Mukunda; hayena—becomes; duḥkhī—unhappy; dekhi'-seeing; sannyāsa-dharma—My regulative principles in the renounced order; tina-bāre—three times; śīte—in the winter; snāna—bath; bhūmite—on the ground; śayana—lying down.


TRANSLATION

"Being a sannyāsī, I have a duty to lie down on the ground and take a bath three times a day, even during the winter. But Mukunda becomes very unhappy when he sees My severe austerities.