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SB 10.66.41

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda

TEXT 41

cakraṁ ca viṣṇos tad-anupraviṣṭaṁ
vārānasīṁ sāṭṭa-sabhālayāpaṇām
sa-gopurāṭṭālaka-koṣṭha-saṅkulāṁ
sa-kośa-hasty-aśva-rathānna-śālinīm


SYNONYMS

cakram—the disc; ca—and; viṣṇoḥ—of Lord Viṣṇu; tat—it (the fire demon); anupraviṣṭam—entering in pursuit; vārāṇasīm—Vārāṇasī; sa—with; aṭṭa—raised porches; sabhā—its assembly halls; ālaya—residences; āpaṇām—and marketplaces; sa—with; gopura—gateways; aṭṭālaka—watchtowers; koṣṭha—and warehouses; saṅkulām—crowded; sa—with; kośa—banks; hasti—for elephants; aśva—horses; ratha—chariots; anna—and grains; śālinīm—with the buildings.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

Lord Viṣṇu's disc also entered Vārāṇasī, in pursuit of the fiery demon, and proceeded to burn the city to the ground, including all its assembly halls and residential palaces with raised porches, its numerous marketplaces, gateways, watchtowers, warehouses and treasuries, and all the buildings housing elephants, horses, chariots and grains.



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