TEXT 16
tathapi rakhite tanre bahu yatna kailun
isvarera svatantra iccha, rakhite narilun
SYNONYMS
tathapi—still; rakhite—to keep; tanre—Him; bahu—various; yatna—endeavors; kailun—I made; isvarera—of the Supreme Personality of Godhead; svatantra—independent; iccha—desire; rakhite—to keep; narilun—I was unable.
TRANSLATION
"Still, I endeavored very hard to keep Him here, but because He is the Supreme Personality of Godhead and completely independent, I was not successful."

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