The one who dwells in your heart…

SuktiRatnani – 4

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And here arrives the third gem of our month long series ‘SuktiRantani’ under my new venture Vaganuraga in association with Kaffeinated Konversations.

 

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Conquering the Kaliya-Naga within, SuktiRatnani – 3

दामोदरोऽयं परिगृह्य नागं विक्षोभ्य तोयं च समूलमस्य ।

भोगे स्थितो नीलभुजङ्गमस्य मेघे स्थितः शक्र इवावभाति ॥

-बालचरितम् (४-५)

Having seized the serpent and stirring up the entire water of this great river; Damodar, who is adorning the hood of Kayila Naga, seems like Indra glorifying the clouds.

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