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CC Ādi 17.110

Text

prabhu hāsi’ kailā, — tumi kichu nā jānilā
pūrve āmi āchilāṅ jātite goyālā

Synonyms

prabhu — the Lord; hāsi’ — smiling; kailā — said; tumi — you; kichu — anything; — not; jānilā — know; pūrve — in the past; āmi — I; āchilāṅ — was; jātite — by caste; goyālā — cowherd.

Translation

When the astrologer was speaking so highly of Him, Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu stopped him and began to smile. “My dear sir,” He said, “I think you do not know very clearly what I was, for I know that in My previous birth I was a cowherd boy.