yadvamba te bhuri-bharavatara-
krtavatarasya harer dharitri
antarhitasya smarati visrsta
karmani nirvana-vilambitani
yadvathat may be; ambaO mother; teyour; bhuriheavy; bharaload; avataradecreasing the load; krtadone; avatarasyaone who incarnated; harehof Lord Sri Krsna; dharitriO earth; antah-hitasyaof Him who is now out of sight; smaratiwhile thinking of; visrstaall that were performed; karmaniactivities; nirvanasalvation; vilambitanithat which entails.
O mother earth, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Hari, incarnated Himself as Lord Sri Krsna just to unload your heavy burden. All His activities here are transcendental, and they cement the path of liberation. You are now bereft of His presence. You are probably now thinking of those activities and feeling sorry in their absence.
The activities of the Lord include liberation, but they are more relishable than the pleasure derived from nirvana, or liberation. According to Srila Jiva Gosvami and Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura, the word used here is nirvana-vilambitani, that which minimizes the value of liberation. To attain nirvana, liberation, one has to undergo a severe type of tapasya, austerity, but the Lord is so merciful that He incarnates to diminish the burden of the earth. Simply by remembering such activities, one can defy the pleasure derived from nirvana and reach the transcendental abode of the Lord to associate with Him, eternally engaged in His blissful loving service.

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