Canto 10: The Summum BonumChapter 45: Kṛṣṇa Rescues His Teacher's Son

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.45.4

na labdho daiva-hatayor

vāso nau bhavad-antike

yāḿ bālāḥ pitṛ-geha-sthā

vindante lālitā mudam


na — not; labdhaḥ — obtained; daiva — by fate; hatayoḥ — who have been deprived; vāsaḥ — residence; nau — by Us; bhavat-antikein your presence; yām — which; bālāḥ — children; pitṛ — of their parents; gehain the home; sthaḥ — staying; vindante — experience; lālitāḥ — pampered; mudam — happiness.


Deprived by fate, We could not live with you and enjoy the pampered happiness most children enjoy in their parents' home.


Here Lord Kṛṣṇa points out that not only did His parents suffer in separation from Him and Balarāma, but the two boys also suffered in separation from Their parents.

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