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CC Antya 17.59

Text

“mana mora vāma-dīna,jala vinā yena mīna,
kṛṣṇa vinā kṣaṇe mari’ yāya
madhura-hāsya-vadane,
mana-netra-rasāyane,
kṛṣṇa-tṛṣṇā dviguṇa bāḍāya

Synonyms

mana mora — My mind; vāma-dīna — unagreeably poor; jala — water; vinā — without; yena — as if; mīna — a fish; kṛṣṇa — Lord Kṛṣṇa; vinā — without; kṣaṇe — in a moment; mariyāya — dies; madhura — sweet; hāsya — smiling; vadane — face; mana — the mind; netra — the eyes; rasa-āyane — very pleasing to; kṛṣṇa-tṛṣṇā — the thirst for Kṛṣṇa; dvi-guṇa — twice as much; bāḍāya — increases.

Translation

“If I do not think of Kṛṣṇa, My impoverished mind will die within a moment like a fish out of water. But when I see Kṛṣṇa’s sweetly smiling face, My mind and eyes are so pleased that My desire for Him redoubles.