Canto 9: LiberationChapter 14: King Purūravā Enchanted by Urvaśī

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 9.14.31

te visṛjyoraṇau tatra

vyadyotanta sma vidyutaḥ

ādāya meṣāv āyāntaḿ

nagnam aikṣata patim

SYNONYMS

te — they, the Gandharvas; visṛjya — after giving up; uraṇau — the two lambs; tatra — on the spot; vyadyotanta sma — illuminated; vidyutaḥ — shining like lightning; ādāya — taking in hand; meṣau — the two lambs; āyāntam — returning; nagnam — naked; aikṣata — saw; Urvaśī; patim — her husband.

TRANSLATION

After giving up the two lambs, the Gandharvas shone brightly like lightning, thus illuminating the house of Purūravā. Urvaśī then saw her husband returning with the lambs in hand, but he was naked, and therefore she left.

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