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CC Madhya 20.330

Text

śukla-rakta-kṛṣṇa-pīta — krame cāri varṇa
cāri varṇa dhari’ kṛṣṇa karena yuga-dharma

Synonyms

śukla — white; rakta — red; kṛṣṇa — black; pīta — yellow; krame — one after another; cāri varṇa — four colors; cāri varṇa dhari’ — accepting these four colors; kṛṣṇa — Lord Kṛṣṇa; karena yuga-dharma — manifests His pastimes in different millenniums.

Translation

“In the four yugas — Satya, Tretā, Dvāpara and Kali — the Lord incarnates in four colors: white, red, black and yellow respectively. These are the colors of the incarnations in different millenniums.