|Canto 12: The Age of Deterioration||Chapter 9: Mārkaṇḍeya Ṛṣi Sees the Illusory Potency of the Lord|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.9.20
sa kadācid bhramaḿs tasmin
pṛthivyāḥ kakudi dvijaḥ
saḥ — he; kadācit — on one occasion; bhraman — while wandering; tasmin — in that water; pṛthivyāḥ — of earth; kakudi — upon a raised place; dvijaḥ — the brāhmaṇa; nyāgrodha-potam — a young banyan tree; dadṛśe — saw; phala — with fruits; pallava — and blossoms; śobhitam — decorated.
Once, while wandering in the water, the brāhmaṇa Mārkaṇḍeya discovered a small island, upon which stood a young banyan tree bearing blossoms and fruits.
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