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SB 1.6.6

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 6

ekātmajā me jananī
yoṣin mūḍhā ca kiṅkarī
mayy ātmaje 'nanya-gatau
cakre snehānubandhanam


SYNONYMS

eka-ātmajā—having only one son; me—my; jananī—mother; yoṣit—woman by class; mūḍhā—foolish; ca—and; kiṅkarī—maidservant; mayi—unto me; ātmaje—being her offspring; ananya-gatau—one who has no alternative for protection; cakre—did it; sneha-anubandhanam—tied by affectionate bondage.


TRANSLATION

I was the only son of my mother, who was not only a simple woman but a maidservant as well. Since I was her only offspring, she had no other alternative for protection: she bound me with the tie of affection.



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