Śrī Hari-bhakti-kalpa-latikā

The Flowering Vine of Devotion to Lord Hari

by Sarasvati Thkura | 14,715 words

The book contains the essence on how devotees develop love of Krishna, and how they bring Krishna under control through their love....

Text 11

parīhāsālāpaiḥ sahaviharnaiḥ prema-rabhasaiḥ
svabhāraiḥ sauhārdaiḥ saha-śayana-vāsābhyavahṛtaiḥ
ati-prītyā maitrīṃ vraja-pura-yuvatyo vidadhire
harau prītiṃ naisargika-sakhitayā gopa-śiśavaḥ

parīhāsa—with laughing; ālāpaiḥ—and talking; saha—with; viharaṇaiḥ—pastimes; prema-rabhasaiḥ—with great love; sva-bhāraiḥ—with their own; sauhardaiḥ—friendship; saha—together; śayana—resting; vāsa—residing; abhyavahṛtaiḥ—eating; ati—great; prītyā—with love; maitrīm—friendship; vraja—of Vrajabhūmi; pura—of the town; yuvatyaḥ— youths; vidadhire—did; harau—to Lord Hari; prītim—love; naisārgika—natural; sakhitayā—with friendship; gopa—of the cowherd men; śiśavaḥ—the sons.

The cowherd boys of Vraja-pura joked, talked, ate, rested, performed pastimes, and stayed with Lord Kṛṣṇa as His loving friends.

 

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