1. 31

    श्रीशुक उवाच कालात्मना भगवता शक्रदर्पं जिघांसता । प्रोक्तं निशम्य नन्दाद्याः साध्वगृह्णन्त तद्वचः ।। १०-२४-३१ ।।

    Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: Lord Kṛṣṇa, who is Himself powerful time, desired to destroy the false pride of Lord Indra. When Nanda and the other senior men of Vṛndāvana heard Śrī Kṛṣṇa’s statement, they accepted His words as proper. ।। 10-24-31 ।।

  2. 32

    तथा च व्यदधुः सर्वं यथाऽऽह मधुसूदनः । वाचयित्वा स्वस्त्ययनं तद्द्रव्येण गिरिद्विजान् ।। १०-२४-३२ ।।

    The cowherd community then did all that Madhusūdana had suggested. They arranged for the brāhmaṇas to recite the auspicious Vedic mantras, and using the paraphernalia that had been intended for Indra’s sacrifice, they presented offerings to Govardhana Hill and the brāhmaṇas with reverential respect. ।। 10-24-32 ।।

  3. 33

    उपहृत्य बलीन् सर्वानादृता यवसं गवाम् । गोधनानि पुरस्कृत्य गिरिं चक्रुः प्रदक्षिणम् ।। १०-२४-३३ ।।

    They also gave grass to the cows. Then, placing the cows, bulls and calves in front of them, they circumambulated Govardhana. ।। 10-24-33 ।।

  4. 34

    अनांस्यनडुद्युक्तानि ते चारुह्य स्वलङ्कृताः । गोप्यश्च कृष्णवीर्याणि गायन्त्यः सद्विजाशिषः ।। १०-२४-३४ ।।

    As the beautifully ornamented cowherd ladies followed along, riding on wagons drawn by oxen, they sang the glories of Lord Kṛṣṇa, and their songs mingled with the brāhmaṇas’ chanting of benedictions. ।। 10-24-34 ।।

  5. 35

    कृष्णस्त्वन्यतमं रूपं गोपविश्रम्भणं गतः । शैलोऽस्मीति ब्रुवन् भूरि बलिमादद्बृहद्वपुः ।। १०-२४-३५ ।।

    Kṛṣṇa then assumed an unprecedented, huge form to instill faith in the cowherd men. Declaring “I am Govardhana Mountain!” He ate the abundant offerings. ।। 10-24-35 ।।