|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 28: Kṛṣṇa Rescues Nanda Mahārāja from the Abode of Varuṇa|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.28.1
snātuḿ nandas tu kālindyāḿ
dvādaśyāḿ jalam āviśat
śrī-bādarāyaṇiḥ uvāca — Śrī Bādarāyaṇi (Śukadeva Gosvāmī) said; ekādaśyām — on Ekādaśī (the eleventh day of the lunar month); nirāhāraḥ — fasting; samabhyarcya — having worshiped; janārdanam — Lord Janārdana, the Supreme Personality of Godhead; snātum — in order to bathe (before breaking the fast at its prescribed completion); nandaḥ — Nanda Mahārāja; tu — but; kālindyām — in the river Yamunā; dvādaśyām — on the twelfth day; jalam — the water; āviśat — entered.
Śrī Bādarāyaṇi said: Having worshiped Lord Janārdana and fasted on the Ekādaśī day, Nanda Mahārāja entered the water of the Kālindī on the Dvādaśī to take his bath.
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