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CC Ādi 17.174

Text

tumi kājī — hindu-dharma-virodhe adhikārī
ebe ye nā kara mānā bujhite nā pāri

Synonyms

tumi — you; kājī — the magistrate; hindu-dharma — the religious principles of the Hindus; virodhe — in opposing; adhikārī — have the right; ebe — now; ye — that; kara mānā — you do not forbid; bujhite — to understand; pāri — I am not able.

Translation

“As a Muslim magistrate, you have the right to oppose the performance of Hindu ceremonies, but now you do not forbid them. I cannot understand the reason why.”