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CC Ādi 17.255

Text

saba deśa bhraṣṭa kaila ekalā nimāñi
brāhmaṇa mārite cāhe, dharma-bhaya nāi

Synonyms

saba — all; deśa — countries; bhraṣṭa — spoiled; kaila — has; ekalā — alone; nimāñi — Nimāi Paṇḍita; brāhmaṇa — a caste brāhmaṇa; mārite — to strike; cāhe — He wants; dharma — of religious principles; bhaya — fear; nāi — there is not.

Translation

“Nimāi Paṇḍita alone has spoiled the entire country,” they accused. “He wants to strike a caste brāhmaṇa. He has no fear of religious principles.

Purport

In those days also, the caste brāhmaṇas were very proud. They were not prepared to accept chastisement even from a teacher or spiritual master.