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CC Madhya 8.173

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 173

rāga-tāmbūla-rāge adhara ujjvala
prema-kauṭilya—netra-yugale kajjala


SYNONYMS

rāga—of love; tāmbūla—of the betel nut; rāge—by the reddish color; adhara—lips; ujjvala—brilliant; prema-kauṭilya—the double dealings in loving affairs; netra-yugale—on the two eyes; kajjala—the ointment.


TRANSLATION

“Her attachment for Kṛṣṇa is the reddish color of betel nuts on Her brilliant lips. Her double-dealings in loving affairs constitute the black ointment around Her eyes.