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CC Madhya 20.180

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udgīrṇādbhuta-mādhurī-parimalasyābhīra-līlasya me
dvaitaṁ hanta samīkṣayan muhur asau citrīyate cāraṇaḥ
cetaḥ keli-kutūhalottaralitaṁ satyaṁ sakhe māmakaṁ
yasya prekṣya svarūpatāṁ vraja-vadhū-sārūpyam anvicchati

Synonyms

udgīrṇa — overflowing; adbhuta — wonderful; mādhurī — sweetness; parimalasya — whose fragrance; ābhīra — of a cowherd boy; līlasya — who has pastimes; me — My; dvaitam — second form; hanta — alas; samīkṣayan — showing; muhuḥ — again and again; asau — that; citrīyate — is acting like a picture; cāraṇaḥ — dramatic actor; cetaḥ — heart; keli-kutūhala — by longing for pastimes; uttaralitam — greatly excited; satyam — actually; sakhe — O dear friend; māmakam — My; yasya — of whom; prekṣya — by seeing; svarūpatām — similarity to My form; vraja-vadhū — of the damsels of Vrajabhūmi; sārūpyam — a form like the forms; anvicchati — desires.

Translation

“ ‘My dear friend, this dramatic actor appears like a second form of My own self. Like a picture, He displays My pastimes as a cowherd boy overflowing with wonderfully attractive sweetness and fragrance, which are so dear to the damsels of Vraja. When I see such a display, My heart becomes greatly excited. I long for such pastimes and desire a form exactly like that of the damsels of Vraja.’

Purport

This verse is found in the Lalita-mādhava (4.19). It was spoken by Vāsudeva in Dvārakā.