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CC Madhya 11.140

Text

choṭa hañā mukunda ebe haila āmāra jyeṣṭha
tomāra kṛpā-pātra tāte sarva-guṇe śreṣṭha

Synonyms

choṭa hañā — being junior; mukunda — Mukunda; ebe — now; haila — has become; āmāra — my; jyeṣṭha — senior; tomāra — Your; kṛpā-pātra — favorite; tāte — therefore; sarva-guṇe — in all good qualities; śreṣṭha — superior.

Translation

Thus Vāsudeva Datta admitted his inferiority to Mukunda, his younger brother. “Although Mukunda is my junior,” he said, “he first received Your favor. Consequently he became transcendentally senior to me. Besides that, You very much favored Mukunda. Thus he is superior in all good qualities.”