TEXT 104
rupa dekhi' apanara, krsnera haila camatkara,
asvadite mane uthe kama
'svasaubhagya' yanra nama, saundaryadi-guna-grama,
ei-rupa nitya tara dhama
SYNONYMS
rupa dekhi'—by seeing the form; apanara—His own; krsnera—of Lord Krsna; haila—there was; camatkara—wonder; asvadite—to taste; mane—in the mind; uthe—arises; kama—a desire; sva-saubhagya—one's own good fortune; yanra—of which; nama—the name; saundarya-adi-guna-grama—the transcendental qualities, headed by beauty; ei rupa—this form; nitya—eternal; tara—of them; dhama—the abode.
TRANSLATION
"The wonder of Krsna in His personal feature is so great that it attracts even Krsna to taste His own association. Thus Krsna becomes very eager to taste that wonder. Total beauty, knowledge, wealth, strength, fame and renunciation are the six opulences of Krsna. He is eternally situated in His opulences.
PURPORT
Krsna has many pastimes, of which His pastimes in Goloka Vrndavana (the gokula-lila) are supreme. He also has pastimes in the Vaikunthas, the spiritual world, as Vasudeva, Sankarsana, Pradyumna and Aniruddha. In His pastimes in the spiritual sky, He lies down in the Causal Ocean as Karanarnavasayi, the purusa-avatara. His incarnations as a fish, tortoise and so on are called His causal incarnations. He incarnates in the modes of nature as Lord Brahma, Lord Siva and Lord Visnu. He also incarnates as empowered living entities like Prthu and Vyasa. The Supersoul is His localized incarnation, and His all-pervasive aspect is the impersonal Brahman.
When we consider impartially all the unlimited pastimes of the Lord, we find that His pastimes as a human being on this planet-wherein He sports as a cowherd boy with a flute in His hands and appears youthful and fresh like a ballet dancer-are pastimes and features that are never subjected to material laws and inebrieties. The wonderful beauty of Krsna is presented in the supreme planet, Gokula (Goloka Vrndavana). Inferior to that is His representation in the spiritual sky, and inferior to that is His representation in the external energy (Devi-dhama). A mere drop of Krsna's sweetness can drown these three worlds-Goloka Vrndavana, Hari-dhama (Vaikunthaloka), and Devi-dhama (the material world). Everywhere, Krsna's beauty merges everyone in the ecstasy of transcendental bliss. Actually the activities of yogamaya are absent in the spiritual sky and the Vaikuntha planets. She simply works in the supreme planet, Goloka Vrndavana, and she works to manifest the activities of Krsna when He descends to the material universe to please His innumerable devotees within the material world. Thus a replica of the Goloka Vrndavana planet and the pastimes there are manifest on this planet on a specific tract of land-Bhauma Vrndavana, the Vrndavana-dhama on this planet.

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