Canto 10: The Summum BonumChapter 46: Uddhava Visits Vṛndāvana

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.46.44

evaḿ niśā bruvator vyatītā

nandasya kṛṣṇānucarasya rājan

gopyaḥ samutthāya nirūpya dīpān

vāstūn samabhyarcya daudhīny amanthun

SYNONYMS

evamin this way; niśā — the night; — that; bruvatoḥas they were both speaking; vyatītā — was finished; nandasyaNanda Mahārāja; kṛṣṇa-anucarasya — and the servant of Kṛṣṇa (Uddhava); rājanO King (Parīkṣit); gopyaḥ — the cowherd women; samutthāya — rising from sleep; nirūpya — lighting; dīpān — lamps; vāstūn — the domestic deities; samabhyarcya — worshiping; dadhīni — curds; amanthan — churned.

TRANSLATION

While Kṛṣṇa's messenger continued speaking with Nanda, the night ended, O King. The women of the cowherd village rose from bed and, lighting lamps, worshiped their household deities. Then they began churning the yogurt into butter.

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