TEXT 30
antare vismita saci balila tahare
"mati khaite jnana-yoga ke sikhala tore
SYNONYMS
antare—within herself; vismita—surprised; saci—mother Saci; balila—replied; tahare—unto Him; mati—dirt; khaite—to eat; jnana-yoga—philosophical speculation; ke—who; sikhala—taught; tore—You.
TRANSLATION
Astonished that the child was speaking Mayavada philosophy, mother Saci replied, "Who has taught You this philosophical speculation that justifies eating dirt?"
PURPORT
In the philosophical discourse between the mother and the son, when the son said that everything is one, as impersonalists say, the mother replied, "If everything is one, why do people in general not eat dirt but eat the food grains produced from the dirt?"

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