TEXT 36
āsan varṇās trayo hy asya
gṛhṇato 'nu-yugaṁ tanūḥ
śuklo raktas tathā pīta
idānīṁ kṛṣṇatāṁ gataḥ
SYNONYMS
āsan—were; varṇāḥ—colors; trayaḥ—three; hi—certainly; asya—of this one; gṛhṇataḥ—who is manifesting; anu-yugam—according to the age; tanūḥ—bodies; śuklaḥ—white; raktaḥ—red; tathā—thus; pītaḥ—yellow; idānīm—now; kṛṣṇatām—blackness; gataḥ—obtained.
TRANSLATION
"This boy [Kṛṣṇa] has three other colors-white, red and yellow-as He appears in different ages. Now He has appeared in a transcendental blackish color."
PURPORT
This is a verse from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (10.8.13).

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