Brahma Vaivarta Purana Chapter 21:31-40

Brahma Vaivarta Purana

Çryäga-bi Indra-haïjana

Breaking the Indra-yajïa

Chapter 21: Verse 31-40



31.Hearing the singers' singing and seeing the dancers' dancing, everyone became pleased at that beautiful festival.

32.O brähmana, the apsaräs Rambhä, Urvañé, Menaka, Ghåtäci, Mohini, Rati, Prabhavaté, Bhanumaté, Vipracitté, Tilottama, . . .

33.. . . Candraprabha, Suprabha, Ratnamala, Madalasa, Reëuka, and Ramaëé also came to the festival.

34.The men at once became enchanted by their singing, dancing, and crooked sidelong glances, and by seeing the beauty of their faces, breasts, and hips.

35.Then Lord Kåñëa personally came, accompanied by the gopa boys and by powerful Lord Balaräma, who carried His plow.

36.The people, the hairs standing up on their bodies, stood up, happy and filled with awe when they saw Lord Kåñëa, . . .

37.. . . who had just come from His place of pastimes, who was handsome and peaceful, who was playing a flute and a conchshell, . . .

38.. . . who was decorated with jewel ornaments and a Kaustbha jewel, whose dark form was anointed with sandal and aguru, . . .

39.. . . whose face was splendid like a midday autumn lotus flower, who was looking in a jewel mirror, whose forehead was splendid with a sandal-paste moon and a musk dot, who was like a splendid moon in the sky, . . .

40. . . . whose dark neck and chest, splendid with a garland of mälati flowers, were like an autumn sky splendid with a line of white ducks, . . .



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