sa go-vrajo ’tyātmapa-durga-mārgaḥ
dvi-pāt kakud-grīva udāsya-puccho
’gād dhuṅkṛtair āsru-payā javena
Generally the calves and cows are pastured separately. The elderly men take care of the cows, and the small children see to the calves. This time, however, the cows immediately forgot their position as soon as they saw the calves below Govardhana Hill, and they ran with great force, their tails erect and their front and hind legs joined, until they reached their calves.