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CC Ādi 17.153

Text

prabhu kahe, — go-dugdha khāo, gābhī tomāra mātā
vṛṣa anna upajāya, tāte teṅho pitā

Synonyms

prabhu kahe — the Lord said; go-dugdha khāo — you drink cows’ milk; gābhī — the cow (is); tomāra — your; mātā — mother; vṛṣa — the bull; anna — grains; upajaya — produces; tāte — therefore; teṅho — he; pitā — (is) your father.

Translation

The Lord said, “You drink cows’ milk; therefore the cow is your mother. And the bull produces grains for your maintenance; therefore he is your father.