bhala kahena,--carmambara dambha lagi' pari
carmambara-paridhane samsara na tari
bhala—well; kahena—He said; carma-ambara—the garment of deerskin; dambha—prestige; lagi'-for the matter of; pari—I put on; carma-ambara-paridhane—by putting on a garment of skin; samsara—the material world; na tari—I cannot cross.
Thus admitting his mistake, Brahmananda Bharati thought, "He spoke well. I put on this deerskin only for prestige. I cannot cross over the ocean of nescience simply by wearing a deerskin.
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