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CC Madhya 11.18

Text

rāya kahe, — tomāra ājñā rājāke kahila
tomāra icchāya rājā mora viṣaya chāḍāila

Synonyms

rāya kahe — Rāmānanda Rāya said; tomāra ājñā — Your order; rājāke kahila — I informed the King; tomāra icchāya — by Your grace; rājā — the King; mora — my; viṣaya — material activities; chāḍāila — gave me relief from.

Translation

Rāmānanda Rāya said, “I duly informed King Pratāparudra of Your order for me to retire from service. By Your grace, the King was pleased to relieve me of these material activities.

Purport

Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu requested Rāmānanda Rāya to retire from his governorship, and according to the Lord’s desire, Rāmānanda Rāya petitioned the King. The King was very pleased to give him relief, and thus Rāmānanda Rāya retired from service and received a pension from the government.