CC Madhya 18.8

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 8

yathā rādhā priyā viṣṇos
tasyāḥ kuṇḍaṁ priyaṁ tathā
sarva-gopīṣu saivaikā
viṣṇor atyanta-vallabhā


SYNONYMS

yathā—as; rādhā—Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī; priyā—beloved; viṣṇoḥ—of Lord Kṛṣṇa; tasyāḥ—Her; kuṇḍam—lake; priyam—very dear; tathā—similarly; sarva-gopīṣu—among all the gopīs; sā—She; eva—certainly; ekā—alone; viṣṇoḥ—of Lord Kṛṣṇa; atyanta—very; vallabhā—dear.


TRANSLATION

“‘Just as Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī is most dear to Lord Kṛṣṇa, so Her lake, known as Rādhā-kuṇḍa, is also very dear to Him. Of all the gopīs, Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī is certainly the most beloved.’


PURPORT

This is a verse from the Padma Purāṇa.