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CC Madhya 9.187 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 187

vipra kahe,--jīvane mora nāhi prayojana
agni-jale praveśiyā chāḍiba jīvana


SYNONYMS

vipra kahe—the brāhmaṇa said; jīvane mora—for my life; nāhi—there is not; prayojana—necessity; agni—in fire; jale—in water; praveśiyā—entering; chāḍiba—I shall give up; jīvana—life.


TRANSLATION

The brāhmaṇa replied, "I have no reason to live. I shall give up my life by entering either fire or water.