Ādi-līlāChapter 13: The Advent of Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 13.26

bālya vayasayāvat hāte khaḍi dila

paugaṇḍa vayasayāvat vivāha kaila

SYNONYMS

bālya vayasa — childhood age; yāvat — until the time; hātein His hand; khaḍi — chalk; dila — was given; paugaṇḍa vayasa — the part of boyhood known as paugaṇḍa; yāvat — until; vivāha — marriage; — not; kaila — did take place.

TRANSLATION

His childhood lasted until the date of hāte khaḍi, the beginning of His education, and His age from the end of His childhood until He married is called paugaṇḍa.

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