|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 48: Kṛṣṇa Pleases His Devotees|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.48.8
saivaḿ kaivalya-nāthaḿ taḿ
prāpya duṣprāpyam īśvaram
sa — she; evam — thus; kaivalya — of liberation; nātham — the controller; tam — Him; prāpya — obtaining; duṣprāpyam — unobtainable; īśvaram — the Supreme Lord; ańga-rāga — body ointment; arpaṇena — by offering; aho — oh; durbhagā — unfortunate; idam — this; ayācata — she begged.
Having thus gotten the hard-to-get Supreme Lord by the simple act of offering Him body ointment, unfortunate Trivakrā submitted to that Lord of freedom the following request.
According to Śrīla Viśvanātha Cakravartī, Śrīmatī Trivakrā prayed to the Lord, "Please enjoy only with me, and not with any other woman." Because Kṛṣṇa was not prepared to grant such a benediction, Trivakrā is described here as unfortunate. Śrīdhara Svāmī adds that although to ordinary eyes she seemed to beg for material sex pleasure, in fact she was a liberated soul at this point.
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