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CC Madhya 3.81

Text

ācārya kahe — tumi hao tairthika sannyāsī
kabhu phala-mūla khāo, kabhu upavāsī

Synonyms

ācārya kahe — Advaita Ācārya replied to Nityānanda Prabhu; tumi — You; hao — are; tairthika sannyāsī — a mendicant wandering on pilgrimages; kabhu — sometimes; phala-mūla — fruits and roots; khāo — You eat; kabhu upavāsī — sometimes fasting.

Translation

Advaita Ācārya replied, “Sir, You are a mendicant traveling on pilgrimage. Sometimes You eat fruits and roots, and sometimes You simply go on fasting.