1. 41

    चक्रं च विष्णोस्तदनुप्रविष्टं वाराणसीं साट्टसभालयापणाम् । सगोपुराट्टालककोष्ठसङ्कुलां सकोशहस्त्यश्वरथान्नशालाम् ।। १०-६६-४१ ।।

    Lord Viṣṇu’s disc also entered Vārāṇasī, in pursuit of the fiery demon, and proceeded to burn the city to the ground, including all its assembly halls and residential palaces with raised porches, its numerous marketplaces, gateways, watchtowers, warehouses and treasuries, and all the buildings housing elephants, horses, chariots and grains. ।। 10-66-41 ।।

  2. 42

    दग्ध्वा वाराणसीं सर्वां विष्णोश्चक्रं सुदर्शनम् । भूयः पार्श्वमुपातिष्ठत्कृष्णस्याक्लिष्टकर्मणः ।। १०-६६-४२ ।।

    After burning down the entire city of Vārāṇasī, Lord Viṣṇu’s Sudarśana cakra returned to the side of Śrī Kṛṣṇa, whose actions are effortless. ।। 10-66-42 ।।

  3. 43

    य एतच्छ्रावयेन्मर्त्यः उत्तमश्लोकविक्रमम् । समाहितो वा श‍ृणुयात्सर्वपापैः प्रमुच्यते ।। १०-६६-४३ ।।

    Any mortal who recounts this heroic pastime of Lord Uttamaḥ-śloka’s, or who simply hears it attentively, will become freed from all sins. ।। 10-66-43 ।।