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CC Madhya 8.188

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 188

vidagdho nava-tāruṇyaḥ
parihāsa-viśāradaḥ
niścinto dhīra-lalitaḥ
syāt prāyaḥ preyasī-vaśaḥ


SYNONYMS

vidagdhaḥ—clever; nava-tāruṇyaḥ—always freshly youthful; parihāsa—in joking; viśāradaḥ—expert; niścintaḥ—without anxiety; dhīra-lalitaḥ—a hero in loving affairs; syāt—is; prāyaḥ—almost always; preyasī-vaśaḥ—one who keeps his girlfriends subjugated.


TRANSLATION

“‘A person who is very cunning and always youthful, expert in joking and without anxiety, and who can keep his girlfriends always subjugated, is called dhīra-lalita.’


PURPORT

This verse is from the Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (2.1.230).