|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 29: Kṛṣṇa and the Gopīs Meet for the Rāsa Dance|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.29.30
preṣṭhaḿ priyetaram iva pratibhāṣamāṇaḿ
netre vimṛjya ruditopahate sma kiñcit
preṣṭham — their beloved; priya-itaram — just the opposite of a beloved; iva — as if; pratibhāṣamāṇam — addressing them; kṛṣṇam — Lord Kṛṣṇa; tat-artha — for His sake; vinivartita — desisted from; sarva — all; kāmāḥ — their material desires; netre — their eyes; vimṛjya — wiping; rudita — their crying; upahate — having stopped; sma — then; kiñcit — something; saḿrambha — with agitation; gadgada — choking up; giraḥ — their voices; abruvata — they spoke; anuraktāḥ — firmly attached.
Although Kṛṣṇa was their beloved, and although they had abandoned all other objects of desire for His sake, He had been speaking to them unfavorably. Nonetheless, they remained unflinching in their attachment to Him. Stopping their crying, they wiped their eyes and began to speak, their voices stammering with agitation.
The gopīs now replied to Śrī Kṛṣṇa, their voices choking up with anger caused by their intense love for Him and their unwillingness to give Him up. They would not allow Him to reject them.
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