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CC Antya 17.42

Text

kaha, sakhi, ki kari upāya?
kṛṣṇera se śabda-guṇe,
harile āmāra kāṇe,
ebe nā pāya, tṛṣṇāya mari’ yāya

Synonyms

kaha — please say; sakhi — My dear friend; ki — what; kari — can I do; upāya — means; kṛṣṇera — of Kṛṣṇa; se — that; śabda — of the sound; guṇe — the qualities; harile — having attracted; āmāra — My; kāṇe — ears; ebe — now; pāya — do not get; tṛṣṇāya — from thirst; mariyāya — I am dying.

Translation

“My dear friend, please tell Me what to do. My ears have been plundered by the qualities of Kṛṣṇa’s sound. Now, however, I cannot hear His transcendental sound, and I am almost dead for want of it.