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CC Antya 18.94

Text

yata hemābja jale bhāse,tata nīlābja tāra pāśe,
āsi’ āsi’ karaye milana
nīlābje hemābje ṭheke,
yuddha haya pratyeke,
kautuke dekhe tīre sakhī-gaṇa

Synonyms

yata — as many as there were; hema-abja — white lotus flowers; jale — on the water; bhāse — float; tata — that many; nīla-abja — bluish lotus flowers; tāra pāśe — by their side; āsiāsi’ — coming closer; karaye milana — they meet; nīla-abje — the bluish lotus flowers; hema-abje — with the white lotus flowers; ṭheke — collide; yuddha — a fight; haya — there is; prati-eke — with one another; kautuke — in great fun; dekhe — see; tīre — on the bank; sakhī-gaṇa — the gopīs.

Translation

“Many white lotus flowers were floating in the water, and as many bluish lotus flowers came nearby. As they came close together, the white and blue lotuses collided and began fighting with one another. The gopīs on the bank of the Yamunā watched with great amusement.