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SB 10.86.19

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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


tatra tatra tam āyāntaṁ
paurā jānapadā nṛpa
upatasthuḥ sārghya-hastā
grahaiḥ sūryam ivoditam


tatra tatra—in each place; tam—Him; āyāntam—as He was coming; paurāḥ—city residents; jānapadāḥ—and village residents; nṛpa—O King (Parīkṣit); upatasthuḥ—came forward to greet Him; sa—with; arghya—water to offer as a token of respect; hastāḥ—in their hands; grahaiḥ—by the planets; sūryam—the sun; iva—as; uditam—risen.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


In every city and town the Lord passed along the way, O King, the people came forward to worship Him with offerings of arghya water in their hands, as if to worship the risen sun surrounded by planets.


Here the sages traveling with Kṛṣṇa on His chariot are likened to planets around the sun.

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