|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 11: The Beḍā-kīrtana Pastimes of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 11.19
āmi kahi, — āmā haite nā haya 'viṣaya'
caitanya-caraṇe rahoń, yadi ājñā haya
āmi kahi — I said; āmā haite — by me; nā — not; haya — is possible; viṣaya — government service; caitanya-caraṇe — at the lotus feet of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; rahoń — I may stay; yadi ājñā haya — if you kindly give me permission.
"I said, 'Your Majesty, I am now not willing to engage in political activities. I desire only to stay at the lotus feet of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. Kindly give me permission.'
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