|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 22: Kṛṣṇa Steals the Garments of the Unmarried Gopīs|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.22.9
tāsāḿ vāsāḿsy upādāya
nīpam āruhya satvaraḥ
hasadbhiḥ prahasan bālaiḥ
parihāsam uvāca ha
tāsām — of those girls; vāsāḿsi — the garments; upādāya — taking; nīpam — a kadamba tree; āruhya — climbing; satvaraḥ — quickly; hasadbhiḥ — who were laughing; prahasan — Himself laughing loudly; bālaiḥ — with the boys; parihāsam — joking words; uvāca ha — He spoke.
Taking the girls' garments, He quickly climbed to the top of a kadamba tree. Then, as He laughed loudly and His companions also laughed, He addressed the girls jokingly.
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