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CC Madhya 20.100

Text

āpanāra hitāhita kichui nā jāni!
grāmya-vyavahāre paṇḍita, tāi satya māni

Synonyms

āpanāra — of my personal self; hita — welfare; ahita — inauspiciousness; kichui — anything; jāni — I do not know; grāmya-vyavahāre — in ordinary dealings; paṇḍita — a learned man; tāi satya māni — I accept that as truth.

Translation

“I do not know what is beneficial for me or what is detrimental. Nonetheless, in ordinary dealings people consider me a learned scholar, and I am also thinking of myself as such.