Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic CreationsChapter 8: The Churning of the Milk Ocean

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.8.7

tataś cāpsaraso jātā

niṣka-kaṇṭhyaḥ suvāsasaḥ

ramaṇyaḥ svargiṇāḿ valgu-

gati-līlāvalokanaiḥ

SYNONYMS

tataḥ — thereafter; ca — also; apsarasaḥ — the residents of Apsaroloka; jātāḥ — were generated; niṣka-kaṇṭhyaḥ — decorated with golden necklaces; su-vāsasaḥ — dressed with fine clothing; ramaṇyaḥ — extremely beautiful and attractive; svargiṇām — of the inhabitants of the heavenly planets; valgu-gati-līlā-avalokanaiḥ — moving very softly, they attract everyone's heart.

TRANSLATION

Next there appeared the Apsarās [who are used as prostitutes on the heavenly planets]. They were fully decorated with golden ornaments and lockets and were dressed in fine and attractive clothing. The Apsarās move very slowly in an attractive style that bewilders the inhabitants of the heavenly planets.

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