Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- yaḥ sapta-hāyano bālaḥ
- kareṇaikena līlayā
- kathaṁ bibhrad giri-varaṁ
- puṣkaraṁ gaja-rāḍ iva
yaḥ—who; sapta-hāyanaḥ—seven years of age; bālaḥ—a boy; kareṇa—with a hand; ekena—one; līlayā—playfully; katham—how; bibhrat—He held up; giri-varam—the best of mountains, Govardhana; puṣkaram—a lotus flower; gaja-rāṭ—a mighty elephant; iva—as.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
How could this seven-year-old boy playfully hold up the great hill Govardhana with one hand, just as a mighty elephant holds up a lotus flower?