Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- śrī-bādarāyaṇir uvāca
- ekādaśyāṁ nirāhāraḥ
- samabhyarcya janārdanam
- snātuṁ nandas tu kālindyāṁ
- dvādaśyāṁ jalam āviśat
śrī-bādarāyaṇiḥ uvāca—Śrī Bādarāyaṇi (Śukadeva Gosvāmī) said; ekādaśyām—on Ekādaśī (the eleventh day of the lunar month); nirāhāraḥ—fasting; samabhyarcya—having worshiped; janārdanam—Lord Janārdana, the Supreme Personality of Godhead; snātum—in order to bathe (before breaking the fast at its prescribed completion); nandaḥ—Nanda Mahārāja; tu—but; kālindyām—in the river Yamunā; dvādaśyām—on the twelfth day; jalam—the water; āviśat—entered.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Śrī Bādarāyaṇi said: Having worshiped Lord Janārdana and fasted on the Ekādaśī day, Nanda Mahārāja entered the water of the Kālindī on the Dvādaśī to take his bath.