- nadyo nadāś ca kṣubhitāḥ
- sarāṁsi ca manāṁsi ca
- na jvalaty agnir ājyena
- kālo 'yaṁ kiṁ vidhāsyati
nadyaḥ—rivers; nadāḥ ca—and the tributaries; kṣubhitāḥ—all perturbed; sarāṁsi—reservoirs of water; ca—and; manāṁsi—the mind; ca—also; na—does not; jvalati—ignite; agniḥ—fire; ājyena—with the help of butter; kālaḥ—the time; ayam—extraordinary it is; kim—what; vidhāsyati—going to happen.
Rivers, tributaries, ponds, reservoirs and the mind are all perturbed. Butter no longer ignites fire. What is this extraordinary time? What is going to happen?