kanya paba,--mora mane iha nahi sukha
brahmanera pratijna yaya--ei bada duhkha
kanya paba—I shall get the daughter; mora—my; mane—in the mind; iha—this; nahi—is not; sukha—happiness; brahmanera—of a pure brahmana; pratijna—the promise; yaya—becomes lost; ei—this; bada—very much; duhkha—unhappiness.
"My dear Lord, I am not thinking to become happy by getting the daughter as a bride. I am simply thinking that the brahmana has broken his promise, and that is giving me great pain."
It was not at all the intention of the young brahmana to get the daughter of the elderly brahmana in marriage and thus enjoy material happiness and sense gratification. It was not for that reason that the young brahmana went to Vrndavana to ask the Supreme Personality of Godhead to act as a witness. His only concern was that the elderly brahmana had promised something, and if Gopala did not bear witness to that transaction, then the older brahmana would incur a spiritual blemish. Therefore, the young brahmana wanted protection and help from the Deity. The young brahmana was thus a pure Vaisnava, and he had no desire for sense gratification. He wanted only to serve the Supreme Personality of Godhead and the older brahmana, who was also a Vaisnava and very devoted to the Lord.
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