1. 56

    तत्र योजनविस्तारमुच्छ्रितं दशयोजनम् | शृङ्गं सौमनसं नाम जातरूपमयं ध्रुवम् || ४-४०-५६

    'There is a huge golden peak called Saumanas of ten yojanas in height spread over a breadth of one yojana. [4-40-56]

  2. 57

    तत्रपूर्वं पदं कृत्वा पुरा विष्णुस्त्रिविक्रमे | द्वितीयं शिखरे मेरोश्चकार पुरुषोत्तमः || ४-४०-५७

    'When the supreme being, Visnu took his three strides as Lord Vamana, he placed his first foot on this peak and the second on the peak of mount Meru. [4-40-57]

  3. 58

    त्तरेण परिक्रम्य जम्बूद्वीपं दिवाकरः | दृश्यो भवति भूयिष्ठं शिखरं तन्महोच्छ्रयम् || ४-४०-५८

    The Sun is by far discernible in Jambu Dwiipa (Jambu island) when he rises on this zenithal pinnacle Saumanasa, after he had circled the Jambu Dwiipa in a northerly route. [4-40-58]

  4. 59

    तत्र वैखानसा नाम वालखिल्या महर्षयः | प्रकाशमाना दृश्यन्ते सूर्यवर्णास्तपस्विनः || ४-४०-५९

    'Over there the great ascetics Vaikhanasas and Valakhilyas appear like the radiating Sun. [4-40-59]

  5. 60

    अयं सुदर्शनो द्वीपः पुरो यस्य प्रकाशते | यस्मिं स्तेजश्च चक्षुश्च सर्वप्राणभृतामपि || ४-४०-६०

    'The region in front of this mountain is called Sudarsana Island. This island is where the Sun who gives all beings the ability to see rises. [4-40-60]