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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.29.31
maivaḿ vibho 'rhati bhavān gadituḿ nṛ-śaḿsaḿ
santyajya sarva-viṣayāḿs tava pāda-mūlam
bhaktā bhajasva duravagraha mā tyajāsmān
devo yathādi-puruṣo bhajate mumukṣūn
śrī-gopyaḥ ūcuḥ — the beautiful gopīs said; mā — not; evam — in this way; vibho — O all-powerful one; arhati — should; bhavān — Your good self; gaditum — speak; nṛ-śaḿsam — cruelly; santyajya — renouncing completely; sarva — all; viṣayān — varieties of sense gratification; tava — Your; pāda-mūlam — feet; bhaktāḥ — worshiping; bhajasva — please reciprocate with; duravagraha — O stubborn one; mā tyaja — do not reject; asmān — us; devāḥ — the Supreme Personality of Godhead; yathā — just as; ādi-puruṣaḥ — the primeval Lord, Nārāyaṇa; bhajate — reciprocates; mumukṣūn — with those who desire liberation.
The beautiful gopīs said: O all-powerful one, You should not speak in this cruel way. Do not reject us, who have renounced all material enjoyment to render devotional service to Your lotus feet. Reciprocate with us, O stubborn one, just as the primeval Lord, Śrī Nārāyaṇa, reciprocates with His devotees in their endeavors for liberation.
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