srivase kahena prabhu kariya visada
loka bhaya paya,--mora haya aparadha
srivase—unto Srivasa Thakura; kahena—says; prabhu—the Lord; kariya—becoming; visada—morose; loka—people; bhaya paya—become afraid; mora—My; haya—there is; aparadha—offense.
The Lord became morose and said to Srivasa Thakura, "When I adopted the mood of Lord Nrsimhadeva, people were greatly afraid. Therefore I stopped, since causing fear among people is an offense."
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