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CC Madhya 20.166

Text

‘svayaṁ-rūpa’ ‘svayaṁ-prakāśa’ — dui rūpe sphūrti
svayaṁ-rūpe — eka ‘kṛṣṇa’ vraje gopa-mūrti

Synonyms

svayam-rūpa — the original form of the Lord; svayam-prakāśa — the personal manifestation; dui rūpe — in two forms; sphūrti — exhibition; svayam-rūpe — in the original form; eka — one; kṛṣṇa — Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead; vraje — in Vṛndāvana; gopa-mūrti — the cowherd boy.

Translation

“The original form of the Lord [svayaṁ-rūpa] is exhibited in two forms — svayaṁ-rūpa and svayaṁ-prakāśa. In His original form as svayaṁ-rūpa, Kṛṣṇa is observed as a cowherd boy in Vṛndāvana.