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SB 10.60.23

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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 23

padā su-jātena nakhāruṇa-śrīyā
bhuvaṁ likhanty aśrubhir añjanāsitaiḥ
āsiñcatī kuṅkuma-rūṣitau stanau
tasthāv adho-mukhy ati-duḥkha-ruddha-vāk


SYNONYMS

padā—with her foot; su-jātena—very tender; nakha—of its nails; aruṇa—reddish; śrīyā—having the effulgence; bhuvam—the earth; likhantī—scratching; aśrubhiḥ—with her tears; añjana—because of her eye shadow; asitaiḥ—which were black; āsiñcatī—sprinkling; kuṅkuma—with kuṅkuma powder; rūṣitau—red; stanau—breasts; tasthau—she stood still; adhaḥ—downward; mukhī—her face; ati—extreme; duḥkha—due to the sorrow; ruddha—checked; vāk—her speech.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

With her tender foot, effulgent with the reddish glow of her nails, she scratched the ground, and tears darkened by her eye makeup sprinkled her kuṅkuma-reddened breasts. There she stood, face downward, her voice choked up by extreme sorrow.



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