Madhya-līlāChapter 9: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu's Travels to the Holy Places

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 9.135

gopa-jāti kṛṣṇa, gopīpreyasī tāńhāra

devī anya strī kṛṣṇa kare ańgīkāra

SYNONYMS

gopa-jāti — belonging to the cowherd community; kṛṣṇa — Lord Kṛṣṇa; gopī — the damsels of Vrajabhūmi, the gopīs; preyasī — dearmost; tāńhāra — His; devī — the wives of the demigods; — or; anya — other; strī — women; kṛṣṇa — Lord Kṛṣṇa; — does not; karedo; ańgīkāra — acceptance.

TRANSLATION

"Lord Kṛṣṇa belongs to the cowherd community, and the gopīs are the dearmost lovers of Kṛṣṇa. Although the wives of the denizens of the heavenly planets are most opulent within the material world, neither they nor any other women in the material universe can acquire Kṛṣṇa's association.

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