Antya-līlāChapter 1: Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī's Second Meeting With the Lord

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 1.79

priyaḥ so 'yaḿ kṛṣṇaḥ saha-cari kuru-kṣetra-militas

tathāhaḿ rādhā tad idam ubhayoḥ sańgama-sukham

tathāpy antaḥ-khelan-madhura-muralī-pañcama-juṣe

mano me kālindī-pulina-vipināya spṛhayati

SYNONYMS

priyaḥ — very dear; saḥHe; ayam — this; kṛṣṇaḥ — Lord Kṛṣṇa; saha-cariO My dear friend; kuru-kṣetra-militaḥ — who is met on the field of Kurukṣetra; tathā — also; ahamI; — that; rādhā — Rādhārāṇī; tat — that; idam — this; ubhayoḥ — of both of Us; sańgama-sukham — the happiness of meeting; tathā api — still; antaḥ — within; khelan — playing; madhura — sweet; muralī — of the flute; pañcama — the fifth note; juṣe — which delights in; manaḥ — the mind; me — My; kālindī — of the river Yamunā; pulina — on the bank; vipināya — the trees; spṛhayati — desires.

TRANSLATION

"My dear friend, now I have met My very old and dear friend Kṛṣṇa on this field of Kurukṣetra. I am the same Rādhārāṇī, and now We are meeting together. It is very pleasant, but I would still like to go to the bank of the Yamunā beneath the trees of the forest there. I wish to hear the vibration of His sweet flute playing the fifth note within that forest of Vṛndāvana."

PURPORT

This is the verse composed by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī. It is included in the Padyāvalī (386), an anthology of verses he compiled.

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