sasvatantra na kalpasid
isasya hi vase loko
yosa darumayi yatha
sa—she; asvatantra—was dependent; na—not; kalpa—able; asit—was; yoga-ksemam—maintenance; mama—my; icchati—although desirous; isasya—of providence; hi—for; vase—under the control of; lokah—everyone; yosa—doll; daru-mayi—made of wood; yatha—as much as.
She wanted to look after my maintenance properly, but because she was not independent, she was not able to do anything for me. The world is under the full control of the Supreme Lord; therefore everyone is like a wooden doll in the hands of a puppet master.
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