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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.42.24
gopyo mukunda-vigame virahāturā yā
āśāsatāśiṣa ṛtā madhu-pury abhūvan
hitvetarān nu bhajataś cakame 'yanaḿ śrīḥ
gopyaḥ — the gopīs; mukunda-vigame — when Lord Mukunda was departing; viraha — by feelings of separation; āturāḥ — tormented; yāḥ — which; āśāsata — they had spoken; āśiṣaḥ — the benedictions; ṛtāḥ — true; madhu-puri — in Mathurā; abhūvan — have become; sampaśyatām — for those who are fully seeing; puruṣa — of men; bhūṣaṇa — of the ornament; gātra — of His body; lakṣmīm — the beauty; hitvā — abandoning; itarān — others; nu — indeed; bhajataḥ — who were worshiping her; cakame — hankered for; ayanam — shelter; śrīḥ — the goddess of fortune.
At the time of Mukunda's [Kṛṣṇa's] departure from Vṛndāvana, the gopīs had foretold that the residents of Mathurā would enjoy many benedictions, and now the gopīs' predictions were coming true, for those residents were gazing upon the beauty of Kṛṣṇa, the jewel among men. Indeed, the goddess of fortune desired the shelter of that beauty so much that she abandoned many other men, although they worshiped her.
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