Cc. Madhya 9.187

Text

vipra kahe,—jīvane mora nāhi prayojana
agni-jale praveśiyā chāḍiba jīvana

Synonyms

viprakahe—the brāhmaṇa said; jīvane mora—for my life; nahi—there is not; prayojana—necessity; agni—in fire; jale—in water; praveśiyā—entering; chadiba—I shall give up; jīvana—life. 

Translation

The brāhmaṇa replied, “I have no reason to live. I shall give up my life by entering either fire or water. 

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