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CC Madhya 7.18

Text

prabhu kahe, “āmi — nartaka, tumi — sūtra-dhāra
tumi yaiche nācāo, taiche nartana āmāra

Synonyms

prabhu kahe — the Lord replied; āmi — I; nartaka — a dancer; tumi — You; sūtra-dhāra — wire-puller; tumi — You; yaiche — just as; nācāo — make dance; taiche — in that way; nartana — dancing; āmāra — My.

Translation

The Lord replied, “I am simply a dancer, and You are the wire-puller. However You pull the wires to make Me dance, I shall dance in that way.