SB 5.24.7

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Srimad-Bhagavatam - Fifth Canto - Chapter 24: The Subterranean Heavenly Planets
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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 7

upavarṇitaṁ bhūmer yathā-sanniveśāvasthānam avaner
apy adhastāt sapta bhū-vivarā ekaikaśo
yojanāyutāntareṇāyāma-vistāreṇopakḷptā
atalaṁ vitalaṁ sutalaṁ talātalaṁ mahātalaṁ rasātalaṁ pātālam iti


SYNONYMS

upavarṇitam—stated previously; bhūmeḥ—of the planet earth; yathā-sanniveśa-avasthānam—according to the arrangement of the different places; avaneḥ—the earth; api—certainly; adhastāt—beneath; sapta—seven; bhū-vivarāḥ—other planets; eka-ekaśaḥ—in succession, up to the outer limit of the universe; yojana-ayuta-antareṇa—with an interval of ten thousand yojanas (eighty thousand miles); āyāma-vistāreṇa—by width and length; upakḷptāḥ—situated; atalam—named Atala; vitalam—Vitala; sutalam—Sutala; talātalam—Talātala; mahātalam—Mahātala; rasātalam—Rasātala; pātālam—Pātāla; iti—thus.


TRANSLATION

My dear King, beneath this earth are seven other planets, known as Atala, Vitala, Sutala, Talātala, Mahātala, Rasātala and Pātāla. I have already explained the situation of the planetary systems of earth. The width and length of the seven lower planetary systems are calculated to be exactly the same as those of earth.


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