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SB 10.42.5

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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

TEXT 5

tatas tāv aṅga-rāgeṇa
sva-varṇetara-śobhinā
samprāpta-para-bhāgena
śuśubhāte 'nurañjitau


SYNONYMS

tataḥ—then; tau—They; aṅga—of Their bodies; rāgeṇa—with the coloring cosmetics; sva—Their own; varṇa—with colors; itara—other than; śobhinā—adorning; samprāpta—which exhibited; para—the highest; bhagena—excellence; śuśubhāte—They appeared beautiful; anurañjitau—anointed.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

Anointed with these most excellent cosmetics, which adorned Them with hues that contrasted with Their complexions, the two Lords appeared extremely beautiful.


PURPORT

The ācāryas suggest that Kṛṣṇa spread yellow ointment upon His body, and Balarāma blue ointment upon His.



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