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CC Madhya 3.86

Text

tumi khete pāra daśa-viśa mānera anna
āmi tāhā kāṅhā pāba daridra brāhmaṇa

Synonyms

tumi — You; khete — to eat; pāra — able; daśa-viśa — ten or twenty; mānera — of the measurement of a māna; anna — rice; āmi — I; tāhā — that; kāṅhā — where; pāba — shall get; daridra — poverty-stricken; brāhmaṇabrāhmaṇa.

Translation

Advaita Ācārya accused Nityānanda Prabhu, saying, “You can eat ten to twenty mānas of rice. I am a poor brāhmaṇa. How shall I get so much rice?

Purport

A māna is a measurement containing about forty kilos.