Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- śrī-kālindy uvāca
- tapaś carantīm ājñāya
- sakhyopetyāgrahīt pāṇiṁ
- yo 'haṁ tad-gṛha-mārjanī
śrī-kālindī uvāca—Śrī Kālindī said; tapaḥ—penances; carantīm—executing; ājñāya—knowing; sva—His; pāda—of the feet; sparśana—for the touch; āśayā—with the desire; sakhyā—together with His friend (Arjuna); upetya—coming; agrahīt—took; pāṇim—my hand; yaḥ—who; aham—I; tat—His; gṛha—of the residence; mārjanī—the cleaner.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Śrī Kālindī said: The Lord knew I was performing severe austerities and penances with the hope of one day touching His lotus feet. So He came to me in the company of His friend and took my hand in marriage. Now I am engaged as a sweeper in His palace.