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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.7.6
mathyamāne 'rṇave so 'drir
anādhāro hy apo 'viśat
dhriyamāṇo 'pi balibhir
mathyamāne — while the churning was going on; arṇave — in the ocean of milk; saḥ — that; adriḥ — hill; anādhāraḥ — without being supported by anything; hi — indeed; apaḥ — in the water; aviśat — drowned; dhriyamāṇaḥ — captured; api — although; balibhiḥ — by the powerful demigods and demons; gauravāt — from being very heavy; pāṇḍu-nandana — O son of Pāṇḍu (Mahārāja Parīkṣit).
O son of the Pāṇḍu dynasty, when Mandara Mountain was thus being used as a churning rod in the ocean of milk, it had no support, and therefore although held by the strong hands of the demigods and demons, it sank into the water.
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