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CC Madhya 11.6

Text

karṇe hasta diyā prabhu smare ‘nārāyaṇa’
sārvabhauma, kaha kena ayogya vacana

Synonyms

karṇe — on the ears; hasta — hands; diyā — placing; prabhu — Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; smare — remembers; nārāyaṇa — the holy name of Lord Nārāyaṇa; sārvabhauma — My dear Sārvabhauma; kaha — you say; kena — why; ayogya vacana — a request that is not suitable.

Translation

As soon as Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu heard this proposal, He immediately covered His ears with His hands and said, “My dear Sārvabhauma, why are you requesting such an undesirable thing from Me?