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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.41.15
āpas te 'ńghry-avanejanyas
trīn lokān śucayo 'punan
śirasādhatta yāḥ śarvaḥ
svar yātāḥ sagarātmajāḥ
āpaḥ — the water (namely, the river Ganges); te — Your; ańghri — of the feet; avanejanyaḥ — coming from the bathing; trīn — the three; lokān — worlds; śucayaḥ — being purely spiritual; apunan — has purified; śirasā — on his head; ādhatta — has taken; yāḥ — which; śarvaḥ — Lord Siva; svaḥ — to heaven; yātāḥ — went; sagara-ātmajāḥ — the sons of King Sagara.
The water of the river Ganges has purified the three worlds, having become transcendental by bathing Your feet. Lord Śiva accepted that water on his head, and by that water's grace the sons of King Sagara attained to heaven.
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