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CC Madhya 5.86

Text

eta śuni’ nāstika loka upahāsa kare
keha bale, īśvara — dayālu, āsiteha pāre

Synonyms

eta śuni’ — hearing this; nāstika — atheistic; loka — class of men; upahāsa — joking; kare — do; keha bale — someone says; īśvara — God; dayālu — merciful; āsiteha pāre — He is able to come.

Translation

Hearing the emphatic statement of the younger brāhmaṇa, some atheists in the meeting began to cut jokes. However, someone else said, “After all, the Lord is merciful, and if He likes, He can come.”