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CC Antya 16.12

Text

bhojana karile pātra phelāñā yāya
lukāñā sei pātra āni’ cāṭi’ khāya

Synonyms

bhojana karile — after eating; pātra — the leaf plate; phelāñā yāya — is thrown away; lukāñā — hiding; sei pātra — that leaf plate; āni’ — bringing; cāṭikhāya — he licks up.

Translation

After the Vaiṣṇavas finished eating, they would throw away their leaf dishes, and Kālidāsa would come out of hiding, take the leaves and lick up the remnants.