Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- pucche pragṛhyāti-balaṁ
- dhanuṣaḥ pañca-viṁśatim
- vicakarṣa yathā nāgaṁ
- suparṇa iva līlayā
pucche—by his tail; pragṛhya—grabbing him; ati-balam—the extremely powerful (elephant); dhanuṣaḥ—bow-lengths; pañca-viṁśatim—twenty-five; vicakarṣa—He dragged; yathā—as; nāgam—a snake; suparṇaḥ—Garuḍa; iva—as; līlayā—playfully.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Lord Kṛṣṇa then grabbed the powerful Kuvalayāpīḍa by the tail and playfully dragged him twenty-five bow-lengths as easily as Garuḍa might drag a snake.