āmi kahi,-āmā haite nā haya 'viṣaya'
caitanya-caraṇe rahoṅ, yadi ājñā haya
āmi kahi—I said; āmā haite—by me; nā—not; haya—is possible; viṣaya—government service; caitanya-caraṇe—at the lotus feet of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; rahoṅ—I may stay; yadi ājñā haya—if you kindly give me permission.
"I said, 'Your Majesty, I am now not willing to engage in political activities. I desire only to stay at the lotus feet of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. Kindly give me permission.'
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