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CC Madhya 9.186

Text

prabhu kahe, — vipra kāṅhe kara upavāsa
kene eta duḥkha, kene karaha hutāśa

Synonyms

prabhu kahe — Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu said; vipra — My dear brāhmaṇa; kāṅhe — why; kara upavāsa — you are fasting; kene — why; eta — so much; duḥkha — unhappiness; kene — why; karaha hutāśa — you express so much worry.

Translation

While the brāhmaṇa was fasting, Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu asked him, “Why are you fasting? Why are you so unhappy? Why are you so worried?”