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CC Madhya 25.195

Text

prāyaścitta puchilā tiṅho paṇḍitera gaṇe
tāṅrā kahe, — tapta-ghṛta khāñā chāḍa’ prāṇe

Synonyms

prāyaścitta — atonement; puchilā — inquired; tiṅho — he; paṇḍitera gaṇe — among the learned scholars or brāhmaṇa-paṇḍitas in Vārāṇasī; tāṅrā kahe — they advised; tapta-ghṛta — hot clarified butter; khāñā — drinking; chāḍa’ — give up; prāṇe — your life.

Translation

When Subuddhi Rāya consulted the learned brāhmaṇas at Vārāṇasī, asking them how his conversion to Islam could be counteracted, they advised him to drink hot ghee and give up his life.