TEXT 39
dvapare bhagavan syamah
pita-vasa nijayudhah
sri-vatsadibhir ankais ca
laksanair upalaksitah
SYNONYMS
dvapare—in the Dvapara-yuga; bhagavan—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; syamah—blackish; pita-vasah—having yellow clothes; nija—own; ayudhah—having weapons; srivatsa-adibhih—such as Srivatsa; ankaih—by bodily markings; ca—and; laksanaih—by external characteristics such as the Kaustubha jewel; upalaksitah—characterized.
TRANSLATION
"In the Dvapara-yuga the Personality of Godhead appears in a blackish hue. He is dressed in yellow, He holds His own weapons, and He is decorated with the Kaustubha jewel and marks of Srivatsa. This is how His symptoms are described."
PURPORT
This is a verse from Srimad-Bhagavatam (11.5.27), spoken by Saint Karabhajana, one of the nine royal mystics who explained to King Nimi the different features of the Lord in different ages.

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