1. 41

    ततः समुद्र उद्वेलः सर्वतः प्लावयन् महीम् । वर्धमानो महामेघैर्वर्षद्भिः समदृश्यत ।। ८-२४-४१ ।।

    Thereafter, gigantic clouds pouring incessant water swelled the ocean more and more. Thus the ocean began to overflow onto the land and inundate the entire world. ।। 8-24-41 ।।

  2. 42

    ध्यायन् भगवदादेशं ददृशे नावमागताम् । तामारुरोह विप्रेन्द्रैरादायौषधिवीरुधः ।। ८-२४-४२ ।।

    As Satyavrata remembered the order of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, he saw a boat coming near him. Thus he collected herbs and creepers, and, accompanied by saintly brāhmaṇas, he got aboard the boat. ।। 8-24-42 ।।

  3. 43

    तमूचुर्मुनयः प्रीता राजन् ध्यायस्व केशवम् । स वै नः सङ्कटादस्मादविता शं विधास्यति ।। ८-२४-४३ ।।

    The saintly brāhmaṇas, being pleased with the King, said to him: O King, please meditate upon the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Keśava. He will save us from this impending danger and arrange for our well-being. ।। 8-24-43 ।।

  4. 44

    सोऽनुध्यातस्ततो राज्ञा प्रादुरासीन्महार्णवे । एकश‍ृङ्गधरो मत्स्यो हैमो नियुतयोजनः ।। ८-२४-४४ ।।

    Then, while the King constantly meditated upon the Supreme Personality of Godhead, a large golden fish appeared in the ocean of inundation. The fish had one horn and was eight million miles long. ।। 8-24-44 ।।

  5. 45

    निबध्य नावं तच्छृङ्गे यथोक्तो हरिणा पुरा । वरत्रेणाहिना तुष्टस्तुष्टाव मधुसूदनम् ।। ८-२४-४५ ‌‌।।

    Following the instructions formerly given by the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the King anchored the boat to the fish’s horn, using the serpent Vāsuki as a rope. Thus being satisfied, he began offering prayers to the Lord. ।। 8-24-45 ।।