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CC Madhya 17.170

Text

prabhu kahe, — “tumi ‘guru’, āmi ‘śiṣya’-prāya
‘guru’ hañā ‘śiṣye’ namaskāra nā yuyaya

Synonyms

prabhu kahe — Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu said; tumi — you; guru — My spiritual master; āmi — I; śiṣya-prāya — like your disciple; guru hañā — being the spiritual master; śiṣye — unto the disciple; namaskāra — obeisances; yuyaya — is not befitting.

Translation

Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu said, “You are on the platform of My spiritual master, and I am your disciple. Since you are My spiritual master, it is not befitting that you offer Me obeisances.”