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CC Madhya 8.95

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


tatrātiśuśubhe tābhir
bhagavān devakī-sutaḥ
madhye maṇīnāṁ haimānāṁ
mahā-marakato yathā


tatra—there; ati-śuśubhe—was very beautiful; tābhiḥ—by them; bhagavān—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; devakī-sutaḥ—son of Devakī; madhye—in the midst; maṇīnām—of valuable jewels; haimānām—lined with gold; mahā-marakataḥ—the jewel of the name marakata; yathā—as.


“‘Although the son of Devakī, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, is the reservoir of all kinds of beauty, when He is among the gopīs He nonetheless becomes more beautiful, for He resembles a marakata jewel surrounded by gold and other jewels.’”