Antya-līlāChapter 7: The Meeting of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu and Vallabha Bhaṭṭa

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 7.106

śuni' prabhu kahena, — "tumi jāna dharma-marma

svāmi-ājñā pāle, — ei pati-vratā-dharma

SYNONYMS

śuni' — hearing; prabhu kahenaŚrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu said; tumi — you; jānado not know; dharma-marma — real religious principles; svāmi — of the husband; ājñā — order; pāle — obeys; ei — this; pati-vratā-dharma — the religious principle of a chaste woman.

TRANSLATION

Hearing this, Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu said, "My dear Vallabha Bhaṭṭa, you do not know religious principles. Actually, the first duty of a chaste woman is to carry out the order of her husband.

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