|Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations||Chapter 7: Lord Śiva Saves the Universe by Drinking Poison|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.7.43
tasyāpi darśayām āsa
yac cakāra gale nīlaḿ
tac ca sādhor vibhūṣaṇam
tasya — of Lord Śiva; api — also; darśayām āsa — exhibited; sva-vīryam — its own potency; jala-kalmaṣaḥ — that poison born of the water; yat — which; cakāra — made; gale — on the neck; nīlam — bluish line; tat — that; ca — also; sādhoḥ — of the saintly person; vibhūṣaṇam — ornament.
As if in defamation, the poison born from the ocean of milk manifested its potency by marking Lord Śiva's neck with a bluish line. That line, however, is now accepted as an ornament of the Lord.
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