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SB 11.3.11

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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 11

saṁvartako megha-gaṇo
varṣati sma śataṁ samāḥ
dhārābhir hasti-hastābhir
līyate salile virāṭ


SYNONYMS

saṁvartakaḥ—of annihilation; megha-gaṇaḥ—hoards of clouds; varṣati—will rain; sma—indeed; śatam samāḥ—for one hundred years; dhārābhiḥ—with torrents; hasti-hastābhiḥ—(raindrops measuring the length of) elephant trunks; līyate—will merge; salile—in the water; virāṭ—the entire universe.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

Hoards of clouds called Saṁvartaka pour torrents of rain for one hundred years. Flooding down in raindrops as long as the trunk of an elephant, the deadly rainfall submerges the entire universe in water.



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