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CC Madhya 7.136

Text

‘vāsudeva’-nāma eka dvija mahāśaya
sarvāṅge galita kuṣṭha, tāte kīḍā-maya

Synonyms

vāsudeva-nāma — of the name Vāsudeva; eka dvija — one brāhmaṇa; mahāśaya — a great person; sarva-aṅge — all over his body; galita — acute; kuṣṭha — leprosy; tāte — in that; kīḍā-maya — full of living worms.

Translation

There was also a brāhmaṇa named Vāsudeva, who was a great person but was suffering from leprosy. Indeed, his body was filled with living worms.