1. 6

    यदि दूरं गतः कृष्णो वनशोभेक्षणाय तम् । अहं पूर्वमहं पूर्वमिति संस्पृश्य रेमिरे ।। १०-१२-६ ।।

    Sometimes Kṛṣṇa would go to a somewhat distant place to see the beauty of the forest. Then all the other boys would run to accompany Him, each one saying, “I shall be the first to run and touch Kṛṣṇa! I shall touch Kṛṣṇa first!” In this way they enjoyed life by repeatedly touching Kṛṣṇa. ।। 10-12-6 ।।

  2. 7

    केचिद्वेणून् वादयन्तो ध्मान्तः श‍ृङ्गाणि केचन । केचिद्भृङ्गैः प्रगायन्तः कूजन्तः कोकिलैः परे ।। १०-१२-७ ।।

    All the boys would be differently engaged. Some boys blew their flutes, and others blew bugles made of horn. Some imitated the buzzing of the bumblebees, and others imitated the voice of the cuckoo. ।। 10-12-7 ।।

  3. 8

    विच्छायाभिः प्रधावन्तो गच्छन्तः साधु हंसकैः । बकैरुपविशन्तश्च नृत्यन्तश्च कलापिभिः ।। १०-१२-८ ।।

    Some boys imitated flying birds by running after the birds’ shadows on the ground, some imitated the beautiful movements and attractive postures of the swans, some sat down with the ducks, sitting silently, and others imitated the dancing of the peacocks. ।। 10-12-8 ।।

  4. 9

    विकर्षन्तः कीशबालानारोहन्तश्च तैर्द्रुमान् । विकुर्वन्तश्च तैः साकं प्लवन्तश्च पलाशिषु ।। १०-१२-९ ।।

    Some boys attracted young monkeys in the trees, some jumped into the trees, imitating the monkeys, some made faces as the monkeys were accustomed to do, and others jumped from one branch to another. ।। 10-12-9 ।।

  5. 10

    साकं भेकैर्विलङ्घन्तः सरित्प्रस्रवसम्प्लुताः । विहसन्तः प्रतिच्छायाः शपन्तश्च प्रतिस्वनान् ।। १०-१२-१० ।।

    Some boys went to the waterfalls and crossed over the river, jumping with the frogs, and when they saw their own reflections on the water they would laugh. They would also condemn the sounds of their own echoes. ।। 10-12-10 ।।