Sri Krishner Rupa-varnan

BY: SUN STAFF

Govinda, Fluting
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
(vibhasha-raga)

Text 1

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.

Text 2

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.

Text 3

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.

Text 4

purnimara candra jini badana-kamal
khanjana jiniya sobhe nayana-jugal

His lotus face defeated the full moon. His charming eyes defeated the khanjana birds.

Text 5

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.

Text 6

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.

Text 7

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.

Text 8

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 Š

Text 9

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.

Text 10

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.

Text 11

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.

Text 12

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.

Text 13

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?"

Text 14

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.

Text 15

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.

Text 16

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.

Text 17

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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