Canto 10: The Summum BonumChapter 29: Kṛṣṇa and the Gopīs Meet for the Rāsa Dance

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.29.33

kurvanti hi tvayi ratiḿ kuśalāḥ sva ātman

nitya-priye pati-sutādibhir ārti-daiḥ kim

tan naḥ prasīda parameśvara sma chindyā

āśāḿ dhṛtāḿ tvayi cirād aravinda-netra

SYNONYMS

kurvanti — they show; hi — indeed; tvayi — for You; ratim — attraction; kuśalāḥ — expert persons; sve — for their own; ātman — Self; nitya — eternally; priye — who is dear; pati — with our husbands; suta — children; ādibhiḥ — and other relations; ārti-daiḥ — who only give trouble; kim — what; tat — therefore; naḥto us; prasīda — be merciful; parama-īśvaraO supreme controller; sma chindyāḥ — please do not cut down; āśām — our hopes; dhṛtām — sustained; tvayi — for You; cirāt — for a long time; aravinda-netraO lotus-eyed one.

TRANSLATION

Expert transcendentalists always direct their affection toward You because they recognize You as their true Self and eternal beloved. What use do we have for these husbands, children and relatives of ours, who simply give us trouble? Therefore, O supreme controllers grant us Your mercy. O lotus-eyed one, please do not cut down our long-cherished hope to have Your association.

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