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SB 1.12.8

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 8

aṅguṣṭha-mātram amalaṁ
sphurat-puraṭa-maulinam
apīvya-darśanaṁ śyāmaṁ
taḍid vāsasam acyutam


SYNONYMS

aṅguṣṭha—by the measure of a thumb; mātram—only; amalam—transcendental; sphurat—blazing; puraṭa—gold; maulinam—helmet; apīvya—very beautiful; darśanam—to look at; śyāmam—blackish; taḍit—lightning; vāsasam—clothing; acyutam—the Infallible (the Lord).


TRANSLATION

He [the Lord] was only thumb high, but He was all transcendental. He had a very beautiful, blackish, infallible body, and He wore a dress of lightning yellow and a helmet of blazing gold. Thus He was seen by the child.



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