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CC Madhya 8.81

Text

tāsām āvirabhūc chauriḥ
smayamāna-mukhāmbujaḥ
pītāmbara-dharaḥ sragvī
sākṣān manmatha-manmathaḥ

Synonyms

tāsām — among them; āvirabhūt — appeared; śauriḥ — Lord Kṛṣṇa; smayamāna — smiling; mukha-ambujaḥ — with a face like a lotus flower; pīta-ambara-dharaḥ — wearing yellow garments; sragvī — garlanded with flowers; sākṣāt — directly; manmatha — of Cupid; manmathaḥ — the bewilderer.

Translation

“ ‘Suddenly, due to their feelings of separation, Lord Kṛṣṇa appeared among the gopīs dressed in yellow garments and wearing a flower garland. His lotus face was smiling, and He was directly attracting the mind of Cupid.’

Purport

This verse is from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (10.32.2). When the rāsa dance was going on, Kṛṣṇa suddenly disappeared, and the gopīs became so overwhelmed, due to His separation and their intense love for Him, that Kṛṣṇa was obliged to appear again.