|Antya-līlā||Chapter 18: Rescuing the Lord from the Sea|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 18.86
varṣe sthira taḍid-gaṇa, siñce śyāma nava-ghana,
ghana varṣe taḍit-upare
sakhī-gaṇera nayana, tṛṣita cātaka-gaṇa,
sei amṛta sukhe pāna kare
varṣe — in that shower; sthira — fixed; taḍit-gaṇa — streaks of lightning; siñce — sprinkle; śyāma — blackish; nava-ghana — new cloud; ghana — the cloud; varṣe — rains; taḍit-upare — upon the streaks of lightning; sakhī-gaṇera — of the gopīs; nayana — the eyes; tṛṣita — thirsty; cātaka-gaṇa — cātaka birds; sei amṛta — that nectar; sukhe — in happiness; pāna kare — drink.
"The gopīs were like steady streaks of lightning, and Kṛṣṇa resembled a blackish cloud. The lightning began sprinkling water upon the cloud, and the cloud upon the lightning. Like thirsty cātaka birds, the eyes of the gopīs joyously drank the nectarean water from the cloud.
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