Sri Krishner Rupa-varnan
BY: SUN STAFF
Bhagavata Purana, Rajastan, early 19th c.
Nov 10, 2010 CANADA (SUN) From Sri Krsna-vijaya by Sri Gunaraja Khan, translated by Sriman Kusakratha dasa.
Sri Krishner Rupa-varnan
Description of Lord Krishna's Handsome Form
krishnera prasade gopa baise brindabane
roga soka bhaya kichui na jane
By Lord Krishna's mercy, the gopa people in Vrindavana did not know anything of disease, lamentation, or fear.
sarba-kshana sarba-jana govinda paila
janma-janma-krita-papa saba dura haila
At every moment Govinda protected everyone. All the sins of every past birth were thrown far away.
hena-kale haila krishna dwadasa batsar
bhuvana-mohana rupa ati-manohar
When He attained the age of twelve years, Krishna became very handsome. He enchanted all the worlds.
purnimara candra jini badana-kamal
khanjana jiniya sobhe nayana-jugal
His lotus face defeated the full moon. His charming eyes defeated the khanjana birds.
mayurera puccha sire kutila kuntal
hira-mani-manikya sobhe karnera kundal
He wore a peacock feather atop His curly hair. He wore earrings of rubies and diamonds.
nana barnera pushpa-mala hridaya-upare
subarna-anguri saje balaya dui kare
On His chest was a flower garland of many colors. On His hands were golden rings and bracelets.
payete nupura saje mukuta sobhe mathe
balakera sange batsa rakhe jagannathe
On His feet were anklets and on His graceful head a crown. Accompanied by many boys, He who is the master of the universes passed His time protecting the calves.
pita-dhada-paridhana deba bana-mali
nutana meghete jena padiche bijali
His body adorned with a yellow dhoti and a forest-flower garland, He was like a monsoon cloud accompanied by lightning
lilamani darpana jena mukha niraman
tara-majjhe sobhe jena bindu-bindu-gham
His face was splendid like a mirror of pastime jewels. His drops of perspiration were like a row of stars.
dekhiya jubati saba sthira nahe man
kamete pidita gopi cinta krishnera caran
When they saw Krishna, the young girls could not stay peaceful at heart. When they thought of Krishna's feet, the gopis were tormented by desire.
madane dagadha citta jubati-samaj
swamire chadiya bhaya khandileka laj
Their hearts burning with passion, and they fear and shyness broken to pieces, the young girls abandoned their husbands.
ratri dine jubati gobinde haila mati
griha-karma chadileka sakala jubati
Day and night, the young girls thought of Krishna. They could not think of their household duties.
kotha ache govindai jaba tanra thani
Škon prakare tanra darasana pai
They thought, "Where is Krishna? What shall I do to be able to see Him?"
neha mate govindera cinte gopi-gan
antarjami gosani janila takhan
As they thought of Krishna in this way, they could see Him residing in their hearts.
janiya ta' govindai pati jogamaya
kariba ta' rasa-krida brindabane giya
Aware of their hearts, Krishna will manifest His yogamaya potency and enjoy a rasa-dance pastime with them in Vrindavana forest.
nadila jamuna-tire sundara-kanani
nana brksha pushpa-lata achaya tathai
Handsome Krishna walked by the Yamuna's shore, where the trees and vines bore many flowers.
eka-citte suna nara samsara-taran
gunaraja khanna bole govinda-caran
With one heart please hear, O people, Gunaraja Khan's description of Lord Krishna's feet, a description that lifts us out of the world of birth and death.
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