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CC Madhya 15.252

Text

śuni’ ṣāṭhīra mātā śire-buke ghāta māre
‘ṣāṭhī rāṇḍī ha-uka’ — ihā bale bāre bāre

Synonyms

śuni’ — hearing; ṣāṭhīra mātā — the mother of Ṣāṭhī; śire — on the head; buke — on the chest; ghāta māre — strikes; ṣāṭhī rāṇḍī ha-uka — let Ṣāṭhī become a widow; ihā bale — says this; bāre bāre — again and again.

Translation

When Ṣāṭhī’s mother, the Bhaṭṭācārya’s wife, heard of this incident, she immediately began to strike her head and chest, saying again and again, “Let Ṣāṭhī become a widow!”