CC Adi 5.141
- yasyāṅghri-paṅkaja-rajo ’khila-loka-pālair
- mauly-uttamair dhṛtam upāsita-tīrtha-tīrtham
- brahmā bhavo ’ham api yasya kalāḥ kalāyāḥ
- śrīś codvahema ciram asya nṛpāsanaṁ kva
yasya—whose; aṅghri-paṅkaja—lotuslike feet; rajaḥ—the dust; akhila-loka—of the universal planetary systems; pālaiḥ—by the masters; mauli-uttamaiḥ—with valuable turbans on their heads; dhṛtam—accepted; upāsita—worshiped; tīrtha-tīrtham—the sanctifier of the holy places; brahmā—Lord Brahmā; bhavaḥ—Lord Śiva; aham api—even I; yasya—of whom; kalāḥ—portions; kalāyāḥ—of a plenary portion; śrīḥ—the goddess of fortune; ca—and; udvahema—we carry; ciram—eternally; asya—of Him; nṛpa-āsanam—the throne of a king; kva—where.
“What is the value of a throne to Lord Kṛṣṇa? The masters of the various planetary systems accept the dust of His lotus feet on their crowned heads. That dust makes the holy places sacred, and even Lord Brahmā, Lord Śiva, Lakṣmī and I Myself, who are all portions of His plenary portion, eternally carry that dust on our heads.”
When the Kauravas, to flatter Baladeva so that He would become their ally, spoke ill of Śrī Kṛṣṇa, Lord Baladeva became angry and spoke this verse (SB 10.68.37).