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SB 4.14.5

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 5

evaṁ madāndha utsikto
niraṅkuśa iva dvipaḥ
paryaṭan ratham āsthāya
kampayann iva rodasī


SYNONYMS

evam—thus; mada-andhaḥ—being blind with power; utsiktaḥ—proud; niraṅkuśaḥ—uncontrolled; iva—like; dvipaḥ—an elephant; paryaṭan—traveling; ratham—a chariot; āsthāya—having mounted; kampayan—causing to tremble; iva—indeed; rodasī—the sky and earth.


TRANSLATION

When he became overly blind due to his opulences, King Vena mounted a chariot and, like an uncontrolled elephant, began to travel through the kingdom, causing the sky and earth to tremble wherever he went.



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