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SB 10.29.2

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


tadoḍurājaḥ kakubhaḥ karair mukhaṁ
prācyā vilimpann aruṇena śantamaiḥ
sa carṣaṇīnām udagāc chuco mṛjan
priyaḥ priyāyā iva dīrgha-darśanaḥ


tadā—at that time; uḍu-rājaḥ—the moon, king of the stars; kakubhaḥ—of the horizon; karaiḥ—with his "hands" (rays); mukham—the face; prācyāḥ—eastern; vilimpan—smearing; aruṇena—with reddish color; śam-tamaiḥ—(his rays) which give great comfort; saḥ—he; carṣaṇīnām—of all those who watched; udagāt—rose; śucaḥ—the unhappiness; mṛjan—wiping away; priyaḥ—a beloved husband; priyāyāḥ—of his beloved wife; iva—as; dīrgha—after a long time; darśanaḥ—being seen again.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


The moon then rose, anointing the face of the eastern horizon with the reddish hue of his comforting rays, and thus dispelling the pain of all who watched him rise. The moon was like a beloved husband who returns after a long absence and adorns the face of his beloved wife with red kuṅkuma.


Young Kṛṣṇa engaged His internal potency, and she immediately created an exciting atmosphere for conjugal love.

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