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SB 10.58.22

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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 22

kālindīti samākhyātā
vasāmi yamunā-jale
nirmite bhavane pitrā
yāvad acyuta-darśanam


SYNONYMS

kālindī—Kālindī; iti—thus; samākhyātā—named; vasāmi—I am living; yamunā-jale—in the water of the Yamunā; nirmite—built; bhavane—in a mansion; pitrā—by my father; yāvat—until; acyuta—of Lord Kṛṣṇa; darśanam—the seeing.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

I am known as Kālindī, and I live in a mansion my father built for me within the water of the Yamunā. There I will stay until I meet Lord Acyuta.


PURPORT

Since Kālindī was a beloved child of the sun-god himself, who would dare disturb her? From this incident we can appreciate the beautiful spiritual processes executed in previous ages by great souls. Unlike the so-called love in worldly "love affairs," beautiful Kālindī's love for Lord Kṛṣṇa was pure and perfect. Even though Kālindī was a tender young girl, her determination to marry Kṛṣṇa was so strong that she arranged for her father to build her a house in the Yamunā where she could perform severe austerities until the day her beloved came.



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