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SB 5.17.7

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 7

evaṁ mālyavac-chikharān niṣpatantī tato 'nuparata-vegā
ketumālam abhi cakṣuḥ pratīcyāṁ diśi sarit-patiṁ praviśati


SYNONYMS

evam—in this way; mālyavat-śikharāt—from the top of Mālyavān Mountain; niṣpatantī—falling down; tataḥ—thereafter; anuparata-vegā—whose force is uninterrupted; ketumālam abhi—into the land known as Ketumāla-varṣa; cakṣuḥ—the branch known as Cakṣu; pratīcyām—in the West; diśi—direction; sarit-patim—the ocean; praviśati—enters into.


TRANSLATION

The branch of the Ganges known as Cakṣu falls onto the summit of Mālyavān Mountain and from there cascades onto the land of Ketumāla-varṣa. The Ganges flows incessantly through Ketumāla-varṣa and in this way also reaches the ocean of salt water in the West.



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