dvah-sthesu pauresv api sayitesv atha
dvaras ca sarvah pihita duratyaya
tah krsna-vahe vasudeva agate
svayam vyavaryanta yatha tamo raveh
vavarsa parjanya upamsu-garjitah
seso ’nvagad vari nivarayan phanaih
taya—by the influence of Yogamaya; hrta-pratyaya—deprived of all sensation; sarva-vrttisu—having all their senses; dvah-sthesu—all the doormen; pauresu api—as well as other members of the house; sayitesu—sleeping very deeply; atha—when Vasudeva tried to take his transcendental son out of the confinement; dvarah ca—as well as the doors; sarvah—all; pihitah—constructed; duratyaya—very hard and firm; brhat-kapata—and on great doors; ayasa-kila-srnkhalaih—strongly constructed with iron pins and closed with iron chains; tah—all of them; krsna-vahe—bearing Krsna; vasudeve—when Vasudeva; agate—appeared; svayam—automatically; vyavaryanta—opened wide; yatha—as; tamah—darkness; raveh—on the appearance of the sun; vavarsa—showered rain; parjanyah—the clouds in the sky; upamsu-garjitah—very mildly resounding and raining very slightly; sesah—Ananta-naga; anvagat—followed; vari—showers of rain; nivarayan—stopping; phanaih—by spreading His hoods.
By the influence of Yogamaya, all the doorkeepers fell fast asleep, their senses unable to work, and the other inhabitants of the house also fell deeply asleep. When the sun rises, the darkness automatically disappears; similarly, when Vasudeva appeared, the closed doors, which were strongly pinned with iron and locked with iron chains, opened automatically. Since the clouds in the sky were mildly thundering and showering, Ananta-naga, an expansion of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, followed Vasudeva, beginning from the door, with hoods expanded to protect Vasudeva and the transcendental child.
Sesa-naga is an expansion of the Supreme Personality of Godhead whose business is to serve the Lord with all necessary paraphernalia. When Vasudeva was carrying the child, Sesa-naga came to serve the Lord and protect Him from the mild showers of rain.
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