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CC Madhya 1.278

Text

stava śuni’ prabhuke kahena śrīnivāsa
ghare gupta hao, kene bāhire prakāśa

Synonyms

stava — prayers; śuni’ — hearing; prabhuke — unto the Lord; kahena — says; śrīnivāsa — Śrīvāsa Ṭhākura; ghare — at home; gupta — covered; hao — You are; kene — why; bāhire — outside; prakāśa — manifested.

Translation

While the people were offering their prayers unto the Lord, Śrīvāsa Ṭhākura sarcastically said to the Lord, “At home, You wanted to be covered. Why have You exposed Yourself outside?”