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CC Madhya 14.163

Text

aher iva gatiḥ premṇaḥ
svabhāva-kuṭilā bhavet
ato hetor ahetoś ca
yūnor māna udañcati

Synonyms

aheḥ — of the snake; iva — like; gatiḥ — the movement; premṇaḥ — of the loving affairs; svabhāva — by nature; kuṭilā — crooked; bhavet — is; ataḥ — therefore; hetoḥ — from some cause; ahetoḥ — from the absence of a cause; ca — and; yūnoḥ — of the young couple; mānaḥ — anger; udañcati — appears.

Translation

“ ‘The progress of loving affairs between a young boy and a young girl is by nature crooked, like the movement of a snake. Because of this, two types of anger arise between a young boy and girl — anger with a cause and anger without a cause.’ ”

Purport

This is a quotation from Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Ujjvala-nīlamaṇi (Śṛṅgāra-bheda-prakaraṇa 102).