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SB 10.17.5

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda

TEXT 5

tac chrutvā kupito rājan
bhagavān bhagavat-priyaḥ
vijighāṁsur mahā-vegaḥ
kāliyaṁ samapādravat


SYNONYMS

tat—that; śrutvā—hearing; kupitaḥ—angered; rājan—O King; bhagavān—the powerful Garuḍa; bhagavat-priyaḥ—the dear devotee of the Supreme Personality of Godhead; vijighāṁsuḥ—desiring to kill; mahā-vegaḥ—the greatly swift; kāliyam—to Kāliya; samupādravat—he rushed.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

O King, the greatly powerful Garuḍa, who is very dear to the Supreme Lord, became angry when he heard of this. Desiring to kill Kāliya, he rushed toward the serpent with tremendous speed.


PURPORT

Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī explains that the word mahā-vega indicates that the great speed of Garuḍa cannot be checked by anyone.



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