|Canto 12: The Age of Deterioration||Chapter 9: Mārkaṇḍeya Ṛṣi Sees the Illusory Potency of the Lord|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.9.17-18
kracin magno mahāvarte
taralais tāḍitaḥ kvacit
yādobhir bhakṣyate kvāpi
kvacic chokaḿ kvacin mohaḿ
kvacid duḥkhaḿ sukhaḿ bhayam
kvacin mṛtyum avāpnoti
kvacit — sometimes; magnaḥ — drowning; mahā-āvarte — in a great whirlpool; taralaiḥ — by the waves; tāḍitaḥ — beaten; kvacit — sometimes; yādobhiḥ — by the aquatic monsters; bhakṣyate — he was threatened with being eaten; kva api — sometimes; svayam — himself; anyonya — each other; ghātibhiḥ — attacking; kvacit — sometimes; śokam — depression; kvacit — sometimes; moham — bewilderment; kvacit — sometimes; duḥkham — misery; sukham — happiness; bhayam — fear; kvacit — sometimes; mṛtyum — death; avāpnoti — he experienced; vyādhi — by disease; ādibhiḥ — and other pains; uta — also; arditaḥ — distressed.
At times he was engulfed by the great whirlpools, sometimes he was beaten by the mighty waves, and at other times the aquatic monsters threatened to devour him as they attacked one another. Sometimes he felt lamentation, bewilderment, misery, happiness or fear, and at other times he experienced such terrible illness and pain that he felt himself dying.
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