vrajasya ramah premardher
viksyautkanthyam anuksanam
mukta-stanesv apatyesv apy
ahetu-vid acintayat
vrajasyaof the herd of cows; ramahBalarama; prema-rdhehbecause of an increase of affection; viksyaafter observing; aut-kanthyamattachment; anu-ksanamconstantly; mukta-stanesuwho had grown up and were no longer drawing milk from their mothers; apatyesuin regard to those calves; apieven; ahetu-vitnot understanding the reason; acintayatbegan to consider as follows.
Because of an increase of affection, the cows had constant attachment even to those calves that were grown up and had stopped sucking milk from their mothers. When Baladeva saw this attachment, He was unable to understand the reason for it, and thus He began to consider as follows.
The cows had younger calves who had started sucking milk from their mothers, and some of the cows had newly given birth, but now, because of love, the cows enthusiastically showed their affection for the older calves, which had left off milking. These calves were grown up, but still the mothers wanted to feed them. Therefore Balarama was a little surprised, and He wanted to inquire from Krsna about the reason for their behavior. The mothers were actually more anxious to feed the older calves, although the new calves were present, because the older calves were expansions of Krsna. These surprising events were taking place by the manipulation of yogamaya. There are two mayas working under the direction of Krsnamahamaya, the energy of the material world, and yogamaya, the energy of the spiritual world. These uncommon events were taking place because of the influence of yogamaya. From the very day on which Brahma stole the calves and boys, yogamaya acted in such a way that the residents of Vrndavana, including even Lord Balarama, could not understand how yogamaya was working and causing such uncommon things to happen. But as yogamaya gradually acted, Balarama in particular was able to understand what was happening, and therefore He inquired from Krsna.

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