CC Madhya 20.331
- āsan varṇās trayo hy asya
- gṛhṇato ’nu-yugaṁ tanūḥ
- śuklo raktas tathā pīta
- idānīṁ kṛṣṇatāṁ gataḥ
āsan—there were; varṇāḥ—colors; trayaḥ—three; hi—certainly; asya—of your son; gṛhṇataḥ—accepting; anu-yugam—according to the millennium; tanūḥ—body; śuklaḥ—white; raktaḥ—red; tathā—as well as; pītaḥ—yellow; idānīm—just now; kṛṣṇatām gataḥ—He has assumed a blackish hue.
“‘This child formerly had three colors according to the prescribed color for different millenniums. Formerly He was white, red and yellow, and now He has assumed a blackish color.’
This verse from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (SB 10.8.13) was spoken by Garga Muni when performing the name-giving ceremony for Kṛṣṇa at the house of Nanda Mahārāja. The following two verses are also from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (SB 11.5.21-24).