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Chapter 19: Again Swallowing a
(12) 'All right', they said
and having closed their eyes the Supreme Lord, the Controller
them from the
danger by sucking the terrible fire into His
Chapter 20: The Rainy Season and
Autumn in Vrindâvana
(22) The cranes stayed at the
banks of the restless lakes, my best, much like citizens who feverishly
keep themselves busy in their homes indeed with a perturbed mind.
(32) With the two of
Râma and Kes'ava dwelling this way in Vraja the season
of fall manifested itself in full with a cloudless sky, the
clearest water and a
gentle wind. (33) In autumn the lotuses regenerated and the
bodies of water regained their original state [of purity], the way
the minds of
the fallen are restored by the practice of devotional service.
Chapter 21: The Gopîs
Glorify the Song
of Krishna's Flute
(5) With a peacock feather on
His head, with the body of the best of dancers, a blue karnikâra
lotus behind His ears, wearing golden yellow colored garments and
[decorated] with the Vaijayanti garland ['of victory' with flowers of
five different colors], He filled the holes of His flute with the
nectar from His lips as He entered Vrindâvana forest so
enchanting because of His footprints while His glories were being sung
group of cowherds.
Chapter 22: Krishna Steals the
of the Unmarried
(9) Snatching their clothes away
He climbed quickly up a Kadamba tree laughing together with the boys
making fun and said: (10) 'Come here, o girls, please
take each your garment of your desire, I'm serious, not
joking, for you must be tired of the vow.
Chapter 23: The Brahmin Wives
(7) Râma and
graze Their cows not far from here and being hungry in want they
ask you to supply
Them with food o twice-born ones; so if you have any faith,
then please donate, o finest knowers of the religion.
(31-32) The Supreme Lord
said: 'Your husbands will not be bad of jealousy nor will your fathers,
brothers, sons or other people; even the demigods will, upon My word,
regard you favorably. (33) Hearing, attending [to the deity or the
gathering of devotees], meditating and singing about Me, you are of
love for Me, not so much with being physically close to Me; therefore
return to your homes.'
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