TEXT 145
nā gaṇi āpana-duḥkha, dekhi' vrajeśvarī-mukha,
vraja-janera hṛdaya vidare
kibā māra' vraja-vāsī, kibā jīyāo vraje āsi',
kena jīyāo duḥkha sahāibāre?
SYNONYMS
gaṇi—I do not care; āpana-duḥkha—My personal unhappiness; dekhi'-seeing; vrajeśvarī-mukha—the face of mother Yaśodā; vraja-janera—of all the inhabitants of Vṛndāvana; hṛdaya vidare—the hearts break; kibā—whether; māra' vraja-vāsī—You want to kill the inhabitants of Vṛndāvana; kibā—or; jīyāo—You want to keep their lives; vraje āsi'-coming in Vṛndāvana; kena—why; jīyāo—You let them live; duḥkha sahāibāre—just to cause to suffer unhappiness.
TRANSLATION
" 'I do not care for My personal unhappiness, but when I see the morose face of Your mother Yaśodā and the hearts of all the inhabitants of Vṛndāvana breaking because of You, I wonder whether You want to kill them all. Is it that You want to enliven them by coming there? Why is it You are simply keeping them alive in a state of suffering?

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