|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 30: The Gopīs Search for Kṛṣṇa|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.30.8
mālaty adarśi vaḥ kaccin
prītiḿ vo janayan yātaḥ
mālati — O mālatī plant (a kind of white jasmine); adarśi — has been seen; vaḥ — by you; kaccit — whether; mallike — O mallikā (a different kind of jasmine); jāti — O jāti (another kind of white jasmine); yūthike — O yūthikā (yet another jasmine); prītim — pleasure; vaḥ — for you; janayan — generating; yātaḥ — has gone by; kara — of His hand; sparśena — by the touch; mādhavaḥ — Kṛṣṇa, the embodiment of the spring season.
O mālati, O mallikā, O jāti and yūthikā, has Mādhava gone by here, giving you pleasure with the touch of His hand?
When even tulasī herself did not answer the gopīs, they approached the fragrant jasmine flowers. The gopīs, seeing the jasmine vines humbly bowing down, assumed that these plants must have seen Lord Kṛṣṇa and were therefore showing humility in their ecstasy.
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