Chapter 11, Verse 24



नभ:स्पृशं दीप्तमनेकवर्णं व्यात्ताननं दीप्तविशालनेत्रम् | दृष्ट्वा हि त्वां प्रव्यथितान्तरात्मा धृतिं न विन्दामि शमं च विष्णो ॥24॥

Transliteration

nabhaḥ-spṛiśhaṁ dīptam aneka-varṇaṁ vyāttānanaṁ dīpta-viśhāla-netram dṛiṣhṭvā hi tvāṁ pravyathitāntar-ātmā dhṛitiṁ na vindāmi śhamaṁ cha viṣhṇo

Word Meanings

nabhaḥ-spṛiśham—touching the sky; dīptam—effulgent; aneka—many; varṇam—colors; vyātta—open; ānanam—mouths; dīpta—blazing; viśhāla—enormous; netram—eyes; dṛiṣhṭvā—seeing; hi—indeed; tvām—you; pravyathitāntar-ātmā—my heart is trembling with fear; dhṛitim—firmness; na—not; vindāmi—I find; śhamam—mental peace; cha—and; viṣhṇo—Lord Vishnu

Translation

O Visnu, verily, seeing Your form touching heaven, blazing, with many colours, open-mouthed, with fiery large eyes, I, becoming terrified in my mind, do not find steadiness and peace.