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SB 8.15.14

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 14

ākāśa-gaṅgayā devyā
vṛtāṁ parikha-bhūtayā
prākāreṇāgni-varṇena
sāṭṭālenonnatena ca


SYNONYMS

ākāśa-gaṅgayā—by Ganges water known as Ākāśa-gaṅgā; devyā—the always-worshipable goddess; vṛtām—surrounded; parikha-bhūtayā—as a trench; prākāreṇa—by ramparts; agni-varṇena—resembling fire; sa-aṭṭālena—with places for fighting; unnatena—very high; ca—and.


TRANSLATION

The city was surrounded by trenches full of Ganges water, known as Ākāśa-gaṅgā, and by a high wall, which was the color of fire. Upon this wall were parapets for fighting.



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