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CC Ādi 16.64

Text

‘śiva-patnīra bhartā’ ihā śunite viruddha
‘viruddha-mati-kṛt’ śabda śāstre nahe śuddha

Synonyms

śiva-patnīra — of the wife of Lord Śiva; bhartā — husband; iha — this; śunite — to hear; viruddha — contradiction; viruddha-mati-kṛt — that which creates a contradiction; śabda — such a word; śāstre — in the scriptures; nahe — is not; śuddha — pure.

Translation

“It is contradictory to hear that Lord Śiva’s wife has another husband. The use of such words in literature creates the fault called viruddha-mati-kṛt.