Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- jyotiś-cakrasya saṁsthānaṁ
dvīpa-varṣa-samudrāṇām—of the continents, great islands and oceans; giri-nadī—of the mountains and rivers; upavarṇanam—the detailed description; jyotiḥ-cakrasya—of the celestial sphere; saṁsthānam—the arrangement; pātāla—of the subterranean regions; naraka—and of hell; sthitiḥ—the situation.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
The Bhāgavatam gives an elaborate description of the earth's continents, regions, oceans, mountains and rivers. Also described are the arrangement of the celestial sphere and the conditions found in the subterranean regions and in hell.