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CC Madhya 16.57

Text

prabhura priya-vyañjana saba rāndhena mālinī
‘bhaktye dāsī’-abhimāna, ‘snehete jananī’

Synonyms

prabhura — of Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; priya-vyañjana — favorite vegetables; saba — all; rāndhena — cooks; mālinī — the wife of Śrīvāsa Ṭhākura; bhaktye dāsī — in devotion she was just like a maidservant; abhimāna — it was her conception; snehete — in affection; jananī — exactly like a mother.

Translation

The Lord’s favorite vegetables were cooked by Mālinīdevī, the wife of Śrīvāsa Ṭhākura. She devotedly considered herself a maidservant of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu, but in affection she was just like a mother.