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SB 8.5.10

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 10

payodhiṁ yena nirmathya
surāṇāṁ sādhitā sudhā
bhramamāṇo 'mbhasi dhṛtaḥ
kūrma-rūpeṇa mandaraḥ


SYNONYMS

payodhim—the ocean of milk; yena—by whom; nirmathya—by churning; surāṇām—of the demigods; sādhitā—produced; sudhā—nectar; bhramamāṇaḥ—moving here and there; ambhasi—within the water; dhṛtaḥ—was staying; kūrma-rūpeṇa—in the form of a tortoise; mandaraḥ—the mountain known as Mandara.


TRANSLATION

By churning the ocean of milk, Ajita produced nectar for the demigods. In the form of a tortoise, He moved here and there, carrying on His back the great mountain known as Mandara.



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