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SB 10.38.10

His Divine Grace
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


apy adya viṣṇor manujatvam īyuṣo
bhārāvatārāya bhuvo nijecchayā
lāvaṇya-dhāmno bhavitopalambhanaṁ
mahyaṁ na na syāt phalam añjasā dṛśaḥ


api — furthermore; adya — today; viṣṇoḥ — of the Supreme Lord Viṣṇu; manujatvam — the form of a human being; īyuṣaḥ — who has assumed; bhāra — the burden; avatārāya — for diminishing; bhuvaḥ — of the earth; nija — by His own; icchayā — desire; lāvaṇya — of beauty; dhāmnaḥ — of the abode; bhavitā — there will be; upalambhanam — the perceiving; mahyam — for me; na — it is not the case; na syāt — that it will not happen; phalam — the fruit; añjasā — directly; dṛśaḥ — of sight.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


I am going to see the Supreme Lord Viṣṇu, the reservoir of all beauty, who by His own sweet will has now assumed a humanlike form to relieve the earth of her burden. Thus there is no denying that my eyes will achieve the perfection of their existence.

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