Brahma Vaivarta Purana
Chapter 18: Verse 1-10
Delivering the Wives of the Brähmanas
1.Çri Çaunaka said: O Süta, how wonderful are these beautiful and secret pastimes of Lord Kåñna we have heard! These pastimes bring both happiness and liberation.
2.Çri Çaunaka said: O Süta, how wonderful are these beautiful and secret pastimes of Lord Kåñna we have heard! These pastimes bring both happiness and liberation.
3.Çri Süta said: After hearing of the building of Våndävana City, the great sage Närada asked about Lord Kåñna's beautiful transcendental pastimes.
4.Çri Närada said: O great sage, O ocean of wisdom, please narrate Lord Kåñna's nectar pastimes to me, your surrendered disciple.
5.Hearing Närada's words, Çri Näräyana Åñi recounted Lord Kåñna's wonderful transcendental pastimes.
6.Çri Näräyana Åñi said: One day, accompanied by Balaräma and the boys, Kåñna went to a place in Madhuvana forest by the Yamunä's shore.
7.The cows grazed and the boys played. After a while the boys became tired and hungry.
8.The gopa boys said to Kåñna: O Çri Kåñna, O Supreme Personality of Godhead, we have become very hungry. What should we do? Please tell us, who are Your servants.
9.Hearing the boys' words, Lord Kåñna, who is an ocean of mercy, spoke truthful and auspicious words, His face and eyes filled with happiness.
10.Çri Kåñna said: O boys, please go to the pleasant place were brähmanas are performing a yajïa. Beg some food from the brähmanas intent on performing a yajïa there.