Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic CreationsChapter 23: The Demigods Regain the Heavenly Planets

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.23.11-12

śrī-śuka uvāca

ājñāḿ bhagavato rājan

prahrādo balinā saha

bāḍham ity amala-prajño

mūrdhny ādhāya kṛtāñjaliḥ

parikramyādi-puruṣaḿ

sarvāsura-camūpatiḥ

praṇatas tad-anujñātaḥ

praviveśa mahā-bilam

SYNONYMS

śrī-śukaḥ uvācaŚrī Śukadeva Gosvāmī said; ājñām — the order; bhagavataḥ — of the Supreme Personality of Godhead; rājanO King (Mahārāja Parīkṣit); prahrādaḥMahārāja Prahlāda; balinā saha — accompanied by Bali Mahārāja; bāḍham — yes, sir, what You say is all right; iti — thus; amala-prajñaḥPrahlāda Mahārāja, who had clear intelligence; mūrdhni — on his head; ādhāya — accepting; kṛta-añjaliḥ — with folded hands; parikramya — after circumambulating; ādi-puruṣam — the supreme original person, Bhagavān; sarva-asura-camūpatiḥ — the master of all the chiefs of the demons; praṇataḥ — after offering obeisances; tat-anujñātaḥ — being permitted by Him (Lord Vāmana); praviveśa — entered; mahā-bilam — the planet known as Sutala.

TRANSLATION

Śrīla Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: Accompanied by Bali Mahārāja, my dear King Parīkṣit, Prahlāda Mahārāja, the master of all the chiefs of the demons, took the Supreme Lord's order on his head with folded hands. After saying yes to the Lord, circumambulating Him and offering Him respectful obeisances, he entered the lower planetary system known as Sutala.

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