SB 8.7.17


megha-śyāmaḥ kanaka-paridhiḥ karṇa-vidyota-vidyun
mūrdhni bhrājad-vilulita-kacaḥ srag-dharo rakta-netraḥ
jaitrair dorbhir jagad-abhaya-dair dandaśūkaṁ gṛhītvā
mathnan mathnā pratigirir ivāśobhatātho dhṛtādriḥ


meghaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigmegha

cloud; like a new cloud; of the clouds.
-śyāmaḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsyamah

—blackish like a cloud; kanakaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigkanaka

gold; golden; of gold.
-paridhiḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigparidhiḥ

encirclement of burning cinders.
—wearing yellow garments; karṇaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigkarṇa

and to the ears; ear; ears; Karṇa; of the ear; on the ears; the ear; the ears; through the ears; to the ear.
—on the ears; vidyotaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigvidyota

whose earrings shone like lightning.
-vidyutplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigvidyut

lightning; like electricity.
—whose earrings shone like lightning; mūrdhniplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigmūrdhni

on his head; on the head; on the head of Kṛṣṇa; on the top; on the top of the head; on their heads.
—on the head; bhrājatplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigbhrājat

brilliant; brilliantly decorated; dazzling; gleaming; shining.
—gleaming; vilulitaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigvilulita

—disheveled; kacaḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigkacaḥ

whose hair.
—whose hair; srakplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsrak

a flower garland; decorating the body with garlands of flowers; flower garlands; garland; garlands; having a garland; in which there was a garland; of flower garlands; the plate for sacrifice; with a garland; with flower garlands; with garlands.
-dharaḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigdharah

holding; possessing; putting on; the planet earth.
—wearing a flower garland; raktaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigrakta

blood; red; reddish.
-netraḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bignetrah

—with red eyes; jaitraiḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigjaitraiḥ

with victorious.
—with victorious; dorbhiḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigdorbhiḥ

by the arms; with arms; with their arms; with their two arms.
—with arms; jagatplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigjagat

all over the world; all that is animate or inanimate; all the worlds, both material and spiritual; cosmic manifestation; cosmic manifestation created by You; everything, animate and inanimate; in the universe; in this material world; material world; moving; moving entities; moving forward (this whole universe); of the complete creation; of the cosmic creations; of the cosmic manifestation; of the entire universe; of the material world; of the universe; of the whole universe; of the whole world; of the world; seen to be moving; the cosmic manifestation; the entire material world; the entire universe; the entire world; the material world; the universal; the universe; the whole material creation; the whole universe; the whole world; the world; the worlds; this world; throughout the whole universe; to the universe; universal; universe; whole universe; whole world; world.
—to the universe; abhayaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigabhaya

abhaya fruits; immunity from material pangs.
-daiḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigdaiḥ

which give fearlessness.
—which give fearlessness; dandaśūkamplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigdandaśūkam

the snake (Vāsuki).
—the snake (Vāsuki); gṛhītvāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_biggṛhītvā

after taking; after taking it immediately, without difficulty; capturing; catching; taking; taking by force; taking possession of.
—after taking; mathnanplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigmathnan

—churning; mathnāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigmathnā

by the churning rod (Mandara Mountain); enchanting; with a piece of wood used for producing fire.
—by the churning rod (Mandara Mountain); pratigiriḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigpratigiriḥ

another mountain.
—another mountain; ivaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigiva

almost the same; as; as if; as if it were so; as it; as it is; as it is so; as it was; as it were; as though; certainly; exactly; exactly like; exactly like that; in pursuance of; in the manner of; indeed; just as; just like; like (just as a king exacts taxes for the benefit of the servant or the citizens pay taxes for the benefit of the king); like; like that; like that of; like this; likened; or; quite; seemingly; similarly; simply; somewhat; thus.
—like; aśobhataplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigaśobhata

He appeared; shone.
—He appeared; athoplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigatho

also; as such; as well; as well as; how; now; or in other words; otherwise; that; then; thereafter; therefore; therefore she decided to surrender unto the Supreme Lord; thereof; thereupon; thus.
—then; dhṛtaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigdhrta

a law upheld; accepting; caught; offered; taken into; taking up; who accepted; who had assumed; who took up.
-adriḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigadriḥ

a mountain; and mountains; hill.
—having taken the mountain. 


The Lord appeared like a blackish cloud. He was dressed with yellow garments, His earrings shone on His ears like lightning, and His hair spread over His shoulders. He wore a garland of flowers, and His eyes were pinkish. With His strong, glorious arms, which award fearlessness throughout the universe, He took hold of Vāsuki and began churning the ocean, using Mandara Mountain as a churning rod. When engaged in this way, the Lord appeared like a beautifully situated mountain named Indranīla.