|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 33: The Rāsa Dance|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.33.2
strī-ratnair anvitaḥ prītair
tatra — there; ārabhata — began; govindaḥ — Lord Kṛṣṇa; rāsa-krīḍam — the pastime of the rāsa dance; anuvrataiḥ — by the faithful (gopīs); strī — of women; ratnaiḥ — the jewels; anvitaḥ — joined; prītaiḥ — who were satisfied; anyonya — among one another; ābaddha — entwining; bāhubhiḥ — their arms.
There on the Yamunā's banks Lord Govinda then began the pastime of the rāsa dance in the company of those jewels among women, the faithful gopīs, who joyfully linked their arms together.
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