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CC Ādi 15.26

Text

gṛhiṇī vinā gṛha-dharma nā haya śobhana
eta cinti’ vivāha karite haila mana

Synonyms

gṛhiṇī — wife; vinā — without; gṛha-dharma — duties of family life; — not; haya — become; śobhana — beautiful; eta cinti’ — thinking thus; vivāha — marriage; karite — to execute; haila — became; mana — mind.

Translation

“Without a wife,” Lord Caitanya considered, “there is no meaning to householder life.” Thus the Lord decided to marry.