Poem for Apr 04

Acarya's Writing

Padyavali, Anthology of Devotional Poetry
Srila Rupa Gosvami

Candravalim prati tasya vakyam
This Gopi’s Words to Candravali

Verse 312

Why are you eagerly going
into the deep, dark forest
to pick flowers for goddess Katyayani?
Look! O beautiful-necked girl,
your gopa-husband is angrily staring
at the scratches on your breasts.

— Sri Rupa Gosvami