'vipra-gṛhe' sthūla-bhikṣā, kāhāṅ mādhu-karī
śuṣka ruṭī-cānā civāya bhoga parihari'

 vipra-gṛhe - in the house of a brāhmaṇa; sthūla-bhikṣā - full meals; kāhāṅ - sometimes; mādhu-karī - begging little by little, like honeybees; śuṣka - dry; ruṭī - bread; cānā - chickpeas; civāya - chew; bhoga parihari' - giving up all kinds of material enjoyment.


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“Śrīla Rūpa and Sanātana Gosvāmī beg a little food from the houses of brāhmaṇas. Giving up all kinds of material enjoyment, they take only some dry bread and fried chickpeas.

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