TEXT 177
sva yaṁ-rūpera gopa-veśa, gopa-abhimāna
vāsudevera kṣatriya-veśa, 'āmi--kṣatriya'-jñāna
SYNONYMS
svayam-rūpera—of the original form; gopa-veśa—the dress of a cowherd boy; gopa-abhimāna—thinking Himself a cowherd boy; vāsudevera—of Vāsudeva, the son of Vasudeva and Devakī; kṣatriya-veśa—the dress is like that of a kṣatriya; āmi—I; kṣatriya—a kṣatriya; jñāna—knowledge.
TRANSLATION
"In His original form, the Lord dresses like a cowherd boy and thinks Himself one of them. When He appears as Vāsudeva, the son of Vasudeva and Devakī, His dress and consciousness are those of a kṣatriya, a warrior.

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