Canto 9: LiberationChapter 11: Lord Ramacandra Rules the World

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Srimad Bhagavatam 9.11.31-34

atha pravistah sva-grham

justam svaih purva-rajabhih

anantakhila-kosadhyam

anarghyoruparicchadam

vidrumodumbara-dvarair

vaidurya-stambha-panktibhih

sthalair marakataih svacchair

bhrajat-sphatika-bhittibhih

citra-sragbhih pattikabhir

vaso-mani-ganamsukaih

mukta-phalais cid-ullasaih

kanta-kamopapattibhih

dhupa-dipaih surabhibhir

manditam puspa-mandanaih

stri-pumbhih sura-sankasair

justam bhusana-bhusanaih

SYNONYMS

atha -- thereafter; pravistah -- He entered; sva-grham -- His own palace; justam -- occupied; svaih -- by His own family members; purva-rajabhih -- by the previous members of the royal family; ananta -- unlimited; akhila -- everywhere; kosa -- treasury; adhyam -- prosperous; anarghya -- priceless; uru -- high; paricchadam -- paraphernalia; vidruma -- of coral; udumbara-dvaraih -- with the two sides of the doors; vaidurya-stambha -- with pillars of vaidurya-mani; panktibhih -- in a line; sthalaih -- with floors; marakataih -- made of marakata stone; svacchaih -- very cleanly polished; bhrajat -- dazzling; sphatika -- marble; bhittibhih -- foundations; citra-sragbhih -- with varieties of flower garlands; pattikabhih -- with flags; vasah -- clothing; mani-gana-amsukaih -- by various effulgent and valuable stones; mukta-phalaih -- with pearls; cit-ullasaih -- increasing celestial pleasure; kanta-kama -- fulfilling one's desires; upapattibhih -- by such paraphernalia; dhupa-dipaih -- with incense and lamps; surabhibhih -- very fragrant; manditam -- decorated; puspa-mandanaih -- by bunches of various flowers; stri-pumbhih -- by men and women; sura-sankasaih -- appearing like the demigods; justam -- full of; bhusana-bhusanaih -- whose bodies beautified their ornaments.

TRANSLATION

Thereafter, Lord Ramacandra entered the palace of His forefathers. Within the palace were various treasures and valuable wardrobes. The sitting places on the two sides of the entrance door were made of coral, the yards were surrounded by pillars of vaidurya-mani, the floor was made of highly polished marakata-mani, and the foundation was made of marble. The entire palace was decorated with flags and garlands and bedecked with valuable stones, shining with a celestial effulgence. The palace was fully decorated with pearls and surrounded by lamps and incense. The men and women within the palace all resembled demigods and were decorated with various ornaments, which seemed beautiful because of being placed on their bodies.

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