CC Madhya 23.35

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


TEXT 35

madhuraṁ madhuraṁ vapur asya vibhor madhuraṁ madhuraṁ vadanaṁ madhuram madhu-gandhi mṛdu-smitam etad aho madhuraṁ madhuraṁ madhuraṁ madhuram


SYNONYMS

madhuram—sweet; madhuram—sweet; vapuḥ—the transcendental form; asya—His; vibhoḥ—of the Lord; madhuram—sweet; madhuram—sweet; vadanam—face; madhuram—more sweet; madhu-gandhi—the fragrance of honey; mṛdu-smitam—soft smiling; etat—this; aho—O my Lord; madhuram—sweet; madhuram—sweet; madhuram—sweet; madhuram—still more sweet.


TRANSLATION

“‘O my Lord, the transcendental body of Kṛṣṇa is very sweet, and His face is even sweeter than His body. But His soft smile, which has the fragrance of honey, is sweeter still.’


PURPORT

This is a verse quoted from Bilvamaṅgala Ṭhākura’s Kṛṣṇa-karṇāmṛta (92).