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SB 8.19.28

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 28

śrī-śuka uvāca
ity uktaḥ sa hasann āha
vāñchātaḥ pratigṛhyatām
vāmanāya mahīṁ dātuṁ
jagrāha jala-bhājanam


SYNONYMS

śrī-śukaḥ uvāca—Śrī Śukadeva Gosvāmī said; iti uktaḥ—thus being addressed; saḥ—he (Bali Mahārāja); hasan—smiling; āha—said; vāñchātaḥ—as You have desired; pratigṛhyatām—now take from me; vāmanāya—unto Lord Vāmana; mahīm—land; dātum—to give; jagrāha—took; jala-bhājanam—the waterpot.


TRANSLATION

Śukadeva Gosvāmī continued: When the Supreme Personality of Godhead had thus spoken to Bali Mahārāja, Bali smiled and told Him, "All right. Take whatever You like." To confirm his promise to give Vāmanadeva the desired land, he then took up his waterpot.



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