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SB 10.52.12

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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 12

tata utpatya tarasā
dahyamāna-taṭād ubhau
daśaika-yojanāt tuṅgān
nipetatur adho bhuvi


SYNONYMS

tataḥ—from it (the mountain); utpatya—jumping; tarasā—with haste; dahyamāna—which were burning; taṭāt—whose sides; ubhau—the two of Them; daśa-eka—eleven; yojanātyojanas; tuṅgāt—high; nipetatuḥ—They fell; adhaḥ—down; bhuvi—to the ground.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

The two of Them then suddenly jumped from the burning mountain, which was eleven yojanas high, and fell to the ground.


PURPORT

Eleven yojanas is approximately ninety miles.



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