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CC Ādi 17.158

Text

tomāra vedete āche go-vadhera vāṇī
ataeva go-vadha kare baḍa baḍa muni

Synonyms

tomāra vedete — in Your Vedic literatures; āche — there is; go-vadhera — for cow-killing; vāṇī — injunction; ataeva — therefore; go-vadha — cow-killing; kare — does; baḍa baḍa — very, very great; muni — sages.

Translation

As a learned scholar, the Kazi challenged Caitanya Mahāprabhu, “In Your Vedic scriptures there is an injunction for killing a cow. On the strength of this injunction, great sages performed sacrifices involving cow-killing.”