pancame masy anuprapte
jita-svaso nrpatmajah
dhyayan brahma padaikena
tasthau sthanur ivacalah
pancamein the fifth; masiin the month; anupraptebeing situated; jita-svasahand still controlling the breathing; nrpa-atmajahthe son of the King; dhyayanmeditating; brahmathe Supreme Personality of Godhead; pada ekenawith one leg; tasthaustood; sthanuhjust like a column; ivalike; acalahwithout movement.
By the fifth month, Maharaja Dhruva, the son of the King, had controlled his breathing so perfectly that he was able to stand on only one leg, just as a column stands, without motion, and concentrate his mind fully on the Parabrahman.

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