TEXT 16
iti vyavasyajagaram brhad vapuh
sa yojanayama-mahadri-pivaram
dhrtvadbhutam vyatta-guhananam tada
pathi vyaseta grasanasaya khalah
SYNONYMS
iti—in this way; vyavasya—deciding; ajagaram—python; brhat vapuh—a very, very large body; sahAghasura; yojana-ayama—occupying eight miles of land; maha-adri-pivaram—as thick as a great mountain; dhrtva—assuming this form; adbhutam—wonderful; vyatta—spread; guha-ananam—having a mouth resembling a big cave in a mountain; tada—at that time; pathi—on the road; vyaseta—occupied; grasana-asaya—expecting to swallow all the cowherd boys; khalah—the most crooked.
TRANSLATION
After thus deciding, that crooked Aghasura assumed the form of a huge python, as thick as a big mountain and as long as eight miles. Having assumed this wonderful python’s body, he spread his mouth like a big cave in the mountains and lay down on the road, expecting to swallow Krsna and His associates the cowherd boys.

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