Canto 10: The Summum BonumChapter 42: The Breaking of the Sacrificial Bow

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.42.2

tvaḿ varorv etad u hānulepanaḿ

kasyāńgane kathayasva sādhu naḥ

dehy āvayor ańga-vilepam uttamaḿ

śreyas tatas te na cirād bhaviṣyati

SYNONYMS

— who; tvam — you; vara-ūruO beautiful-thighed one; etat — this; u ha — ah, indeed; anulepanam — ointment; kasya — for whom; ańgane — My dear woman; — or; kathayasva — please tell; sādhu — honestly; naḥ — Us; dehi — please give; āvayoḥto Us two; ańga-vilepam — body ointment; uttamam — excellent; śreyaḥ — benefit; tataḥ — thereafter; te — your; na cirāt — soon; bhaviṣyati — will be.

TRANSLATION

[Lord Kṛṣṇa said:] Who are you, O beautiful-thighed one? Ah, ointment! Who is it for, my dear lady? Please tell Us truthfully. Give Us both some of your finest ointment and you will soon gain a great boon.

PURPORT

The Lord jokingly addressed the lady as varoru, "O beautiful-thighed one." His joke was not malicious, since He was actually about to make her beautiful.

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