27. ekaślokī-kṛṣṇalīlā*

एकश्लोकी-कृष्णलीला

आदौ देवकीदेवि-गर्भजननं
गोपिगृहे वर्धनं
मयापूतनजीवितापहरणं
गोवर्धनोद्धारणं ।
कंसच्छेदन-कौरवादिहननं
कुन्तीसुतापालनं
ह्येतद्भागवतं पुराणकथितं
श्रीकृष्णलीलामृतम् ॥

ekaślokī-kṛṣṇalīlā

ādau devakīdevi-garbhajananaṃ
gopigṛhe vardhanaṃ
mayāpūtanajīvitāpaharaṇaṃ
govardhanoddhāraṇaṃ ।
kaṃsacchedana-kauravādihananaṃ
kuntīsutāpālanaṃ
hyetadbhāgavataṃ purāṇakathitaṃ
śrīkṛṣṇalīlāmṛtam ॥

*Hint: If you remember ākāśavāṇi (All India Radio – AIR) saṃskṛta pāṭhaṃ signature tune [keyūrāṇi na bhūṣayanti puruṣaṃ], then it is easy to learn this śloka. Look here.

आदौ (ādau) = Long long ago
देवकीदेवि-गर्भ-जननं (devakīdevi-garbha-jananaṃ) = birth from the womb of mother Devakī
गोपिगृहे वर्धनं (gopigṛhe vardhanaṃ) = growing up in the house of a Gopī
मया-पूतन-जीवित-अपहरणं (mayā-pūtana-jīvita-apaharaṇaṃ) = taking away the life of a demoness Pūtana
गोवर्धन-उद्धारणं (govardhana-uddhāraṇaṃ) = lifting of Govardhana mountain
कंसच्छेदन (kaṃsacchedana) = killing of Kamsa
कौरवादि-हननं (kauravādi-hananaṃ) = death of Kauravas, etc.
कुन्तीसुत-अपालनं (kuntīsuta-apālanaṃ) = protection of sons of Kuntī
येतत् हि भागवतं (yetat hi bhāgavataṃ) = this indeed is Bhāgavata
पुराण-कथितं (purāṇa-kathitaṃ) = explained in the Purāṇa
श्रीकृष्ण-लील-अमृतम् (śrīkṛṣṇa-līla-amṛtam) = nectar of Sri Krishna’s magic

Credits: Courtesy Brahmachari Ved Chaitanya of Chinmaya International Foundation (CIF), I realized that learning one Sanskrit verse a week is not a big deal. In this series, I am just repeating what has been taught by Shri Vedji as part of Sanskrit for Shastra-Study Course by CIF. The classes for this course are available on YouTube here.
Image courtesy: Bapu
P.S.: All errors / mistakes are my own