atha prasadaye na tvam
sapa-moksaya bhamini
yan manyase hy asadhuktam
mama tat ksamyatam sati
athatherefore; prasadayeI am trying to please; nanot; tvamyou; sapa-moksayafor being released from your curse; bhaminiO most angry one; yatwhich; manyaseyou consider; hiindeed; asadhu-uktamimproper speech; mamamy; tatthat; ksamyatamlet it be excused; satiO most chaste one.
O mother, you are now unnecessarily angry, but since all my happiness and distress are destined by my past activities, I do not plead to be excused or relieved from your curse. Although what I have said is not wrong, please let whatever you think is wrong be pardoned.
Being fully aware of how the results of ones karma accrue by the laws of nature, Citraketu did not want to be released from Parvatis curse. Nonetheless, he wanted to satisfy her because although his verdict was natural, she was displeased with him. As a matter of course, Maharaja Citraketu begged pardon from Parvati.

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