The hunter then said, 'My dear sir, whatever you say I shall do.' Narada immediately ordered him, 'First of all, break your bow. Then I shall tell you what is to be done'

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"The hunter then said, ‘My dear sir, whatever you say I shall do.’ “Nārada immediately ordered him, ‘First of all, break your bow. Then I shall tell you what is to be done"

Sri Caitanya-caritamrta

CC Madhya-lila

The hunter then said, ‘My dear sir, whatever you say I shall do.’ “Nārada immediately ordered him, ‘First of all, break your bow. Then I shall tell you what is to be done.

The hunter then said, ‘My dear sir, whatever you say I shall do.’ “Nārada immediately ordered him, ‘First of all, break your bow. Then I shall tell you what is to be done.

This is the process of initiation. The disciple must vow that he will no longer commit sinful activity—namely illicit sex, meat-eating, gambling and intoxication. He promises to execute the order of the spiritual master. Then the spiritual master takes care of him and elevates him to spiritual emancipation.