|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 60: Lord Kṛṣṇa Teases Queen Rukmiṇī.|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.60.47
naivālīkam ahaḿ manye
vacas te madhusūdana
ambāyā eva hi prāyaḥ
kanyāyāḥ syād ratiḥ kvacit
na — not; eva — indeed; alīkam — false; aham — I; manye — think; vacaḥ — words; te — Your; madhu-sūdana — O killer of Madhu; ambāyāḥ — of Ambā; eva hi — certainly; prāyaḥ — generally; kanyāyāḥ — the maiden; syāt — arose; ratiḥ — attraction (to Śālva); kvacit — once.
Actually, I don't consider Your words false, Madhūsudana. Quite often an unmarried girl is attracted to a man, as in the case of Ambā.
Having refuted everything Lord Kṛṣṇa said, Śrīmatī Rukmiṇī, in a gracious frame of mind, now praises the truthfulness of His statements. In other words, she accepts that Lord Kṛṣṇa used her as an example to elucidate ordinary female psychology. The King of Kāśī had three daughters — Ambā, Ambālikā and Ambikā — and Ambā was attracted to Śālva. This story is narrated in the Mahābhārata.
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