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SB 10.83.36

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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 36

tataḥ purīṁ yadu-patir aty-alaṅkṛtāṁ
ravi-cchada-dhvaja-paṭa-citra-toraṇām
kuśasthalīṁ divi bhuvi cābhisaṁstutāṁ
samāviśat taraṇir iva sva-ketanam


SYNONYMS

tataḥ—then; purīm—His city; yadu-patiḥ—the Lord of the Yadus; ati—profusely; alaṅkṛtām—decorated; ravi—the sun; chada—blocking; dhvaja—upon flagpoles; paṭa—with banners; citra—wonderful; toraṇām—and with archways; kuśasthalīm—Dvārakā; divi—in heaven; bhuvi—on the earth; ca—and; abhisaṁstutām—glorified; samāviśat—He entered; taraṇiḥ—the sun; iva—as if; sva—his own; ketanam—abode.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

The Lord of the Yadus then entered His capital city, Kuśasthalī [Dvārakā], which is glorified in heaven and on earth. The city was elaborately decorated with flagpoles carrying banners that blocked the sun, and also with splendid archways. As Lord Kṛṣṇa entered, He appeared like the sun-god entering his abode.


PURPORT

The abode of the sun is in the western mountains, where he sets each evening.



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