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CC Madhya 20.336

Text

‘kṛṣṇa-padārcana’ haya dvāparera dharma
‘kṛṣṇa’-varṇe karāya loke kṛṣṇārcana-karma

Synonyms

kṛṣṇa-pada-arcana — worshiping the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa; haya — is; dvāparera — of Dvāpara millennium; dharma — the occupational duty; kṛṣṇa-varṇe — in a blackish color; karāya — induces; loke — to the people; kṛṣṇa-arcana-karma — the activities of worshiping Lord Kṛṣṇa.

Translation

“In Dvāpara-yuga the people’s occupational duty was to worship the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa. Therefore Lord Kṛṣṇa, appearing in a blackish body, personally induced people to worship Him.