Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- śrī-śuka uvāca
- athoddhavo niśamyaivaṁ
- sāntvayan priya-sandeśair
- gopīr idam abhāṣata
śrī-śukaḥ uvāca—Śukadeva Gosvāmī said; atha—then; niśamya—having heard; evam—thus; kṛṣṇa-darśana—after the sight of Kṛṣṇa; lālasāḥ—who were hankering; sāntvayan—pacifying; priya—of their beloved; sandeśaiḥ—with the messages; gopīḥ—to the cowherd girls; idam—this; abhāṣata—he said.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: Having heard this, Uddhava then tried to pacify the gopīs, who were most eager to see Lord Kṛṣṇa. He thus began relating to them the message of their beloved.