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CC Madhya 18.38 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 38

vāmas tāmarasākṣasya
bhuja-daṇḍaḥ sa pātu vaḥ
krīḍā-kandukatāṁ yena
nīto govardhano giriḥ


SYNONYMS

vāmaḥ—the left; tāmarasa-akṣasya—of Kṛṣṇa, who has eyes like lotus petals; bhuja-daṇḍaḥ—arm; saḥ—that; pātu—let it protect; vaḥ—all of you; krīḍā-kandukatām—being like a toy; yena—by which; nītaḥ—attained; govardhanaḥ—named Govardhana; giriḥ—the hill.


TRANSLATION

Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu said, " 'May the left arm of Śrī Kṛṣṇa, whose eyes are like the petals of a lotus flower, always protect you. With His left arm He raised Govardhana Hill as if it were a toy.' "


PURPORT

This verse is found in the Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (2.1.62).