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CC Antya 1.144


dhari-a paḍicchanda-guṇaṁ sundara maha mandire tumaṁ vasasi
taha taha rundhasi bali-aṁ jaha jaha ca-idā palāemhi


dhari-a — capturing; paḍicchanda-guṇam — the quality of an artistic picture; sundara — O most beautiful one; maha — My; mandire — within the heart; tumam — You; vasasi — reside; taha taha — that much; rundhasi — You block; bali-am — by force; jaha jaha — as much as; ca-idā — being disturbed; palāemhi — I try to escape.


“ ‘O dearly beautiful one, the artistic loveliness of Your picture is now impressed within My mind. Since You are now living within My mind, wherever I wish to run because I am agitated by impressions of You, I find that You, O My friend, are blocking My way.”’


This verse (Vidagdha-mādhava 2.33) is written in the Prakrit language, not in Sanskrit. When transformed into Sanskrit, it reads as follows:

dhṛtvā praticchanda-guṇaṁ sundara mama mandire tvaṁ vasasi
tathā tathā ruṇatsi balitaṁ yathā yathā cakitā palāye

The meaning is the same, but the native language is different. It was spoken to Kṛṣṇa by Madhumaṅgala as he read Him a letter from Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī.