'mora dharma raksa paya, na mare nija-jana
dui raksa kara, gopala, lainu sarana'
mora—my; dharma—religious principles; raksa paya—spared; na—not; mare—die; nija-jana—own kinsmen; dui—two; raksa kara—You kindly protect; gopala—my Lord Gopala; lainu—I have taken; sarana—shelter under Your lotus feet.
The elderly brahmana prayed, "My dear Lord Gopala, I have taken shelter of Your lotus feet, and therefore I request You to please protect my religious principles from disturbance and at the same time save my kinsmen from dying."
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