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CC Madhya 5.40

Text

vipra bale, — “tīrtha-vākya kemane kari āna
ye ha-uk, se ha-uka, āmi diba kanyā-dāna”

Synonyms

vipra bale — the brāhmaṇa says; tīrtha-vākya — the promise made on the pilgrimage; kemane — how; kari — I shall do; āna — otherwise; ye ha-uk — whatever may be; se ha-uka — let it take place; āmi — I; diba — shall give; kanyā-dāna — my daughter in charity.

Translation

The elderly brāhmaṇa said, “How can I undo the promise I made in a holy place while on pilgrimage? Whatever may happen, I must give him my daughter in charity.”