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SB 10.60.30

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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


mukhaṁ ca prema-saṁrambha-
sphuritādharam īkṣitum


mukham—the face; ca—and; prema—of love; saṁrambha—by the agitation; sphurita—trembling; adharam—with lips; īkṣitum—to see; kaṭā—of sidelong glances; kṣepa—by the throwing; aruṇa—reddish; apāṅgam—corners of the eyes; sundara—beautiful; bhru—of the eyebrows; kuṭī—the furrowing; taṭam—on the edges.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


I also wanted to see your face with lips trembling in loving anger, the reddish corners of your eyes throwing sidelong glances and the line of your beautiful eyebrows knit in a frown.


Śrīla Viśvanātha Cakravartī explains here that normally, by the Lord's transcendental desire, His pure devotees reciprocate with Him in such a way that they satisfy His spiritual desires. But Rukmiṇī's love was so strong that her unique mood predominated in this situation, and thus instead of becoming angry she fainted and fell to the ground. Far from displeasing Kṛṣṇa, however, she increased His transcendental ecstasy by exhibiting her all-encompassing love for Him.

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