TEXT 32
jambu-plaksa-salmali-kusa-kraunca-saka-puskara-samjnas tesam parimanam purvasmat purvasmad uttara uttaro yatha-sankhyam dvi-guna-manena bahih samantata upaklptah.
SYNONYMS
jambuJambu; plaksaPlaksa; salmali—Salmali; kusaKusa; krauncaKraunca; saka—Saka; puskaraPuskara; samjnah—known as; tesam—of them; parimanam—measurement; purvasmat purvasmat—from the former; uttarah uttarah—the following; yatha—according to; sankhyam—number; dvi-guna—twice as much; manena—with a measure; bahih—outside; samantatah—all around; upaklptah—produced.
TRANSLATION
The names of the islands are Jambu, Plaksa, Salmali, Kusa, Kraunca, Saka and Puskara. Each island is twice as large as the one preceding it, and each is surrounded by a liquid substance, beyond which is the next island.
PURPORT
The ocean in each planetary system has a different type of liquid. How they are situated is explained in the next verse.

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