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CC Ādi 13.26

Text

bālya vayasa — yāvat hāte khaḍi dila
paugaṇḍa vayasa — yāvat vivāha nā kaila

Synonyms

bālya vayasa — childhood age; yāvat — until the time; hāte — in His hand; khaḍi — chalk; dila — was given; paugaṇḍa vayasa — the part of boyhood known as paugaṇḍa; yāvat — until; vivāha — marriage; — not; kaila — did take place.

Translation

His childhood lasted until the date of hāte khaḍi, the beginning of His education, and His age from the end of His childhood until He married is called paugaṇḍa.