Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.4.40


Skandham-6.

Chapter-4.  ( The Hamsa-guhya  Prayers )

Slokam-40.

rupam  tan  mahad-ascaryam

vicakshyagata-sadhvasah,

nanama dandavad  bhumau

prahrstatma   prajapatih.



rupam  =  transcendental form;

tat  =  that;

mahat-ascaryam  =  greatly wonderful;

vicakshya  =  seeing;

agata-sadhvasah   =  in the beginning becoming afraid;

nanama  =  offered obeisances;

danda-vat  =  like a stick;

bhumau  =  on the ground;

prahrsta-atma  =  being pleased in his body, mind and soul;

prajapatih  =  the prajāpati known as Daksha.



Seeing that wonderful and effulgent form of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Prajapati Daksha was first somewhat afraid, but then he was very pleased to see the Lord, and he fell to the ground like a stick [dandavat] to offer his respects to the Lord.

To be continued   ....