TEXTS 1–2
śrī-bādarāyaṇir uvāca
vṛṣa-dhvajo niśamyedaṁ
yoṣid-rūpeṇa dānavān
mohayitvā sura-gaṇān
hariḥ somam apāyayat
vṛṣam āruhya giriśaḥ
sarva-bhūta-gaṇair vṛtaḥ
saha devyā yayau draṣṭuṁ
yatrāste madhusūdanaḥ
SYNONYMS
śrī-bādarāyaṇiḥ uvāca—Śrī Śukadeva Gosvāmī said; vṛṣa-dhvajaḥ—Lord Śiva, who is carried by a bull; niśamya—hearing; idam—this (news); yoṣit-rūpeṇa—by assuming the form of a woman; dānavān—the demons; mohayitvā—enchanting; sura-gaṇān—unto the demigods; hariḥ—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; somam—nectar; apāyayat—caused to drink; vṛṣam—the bull; āruhya—mounting; giriśaḥ—Lord Śiva; sarva—all; bhūta-gaṇaiḥ—by the ghosts; vṛtaḥ—surrounded; saha devyā—with Umā; yayau—went; draṣṭum—to see; yatra—where; āste—stays; madhusūdanaḥ—Lord Viṣṇu.
TRANSLATION
Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Hari, in the form of a woman, captivated the demons and enabled the demigods to drink the nectar. After hearing of these pastimes, Lord Śiva, who is carried by a bull, went to the place where Madhusūdana, the Lord, resides. Accompanied by his wife, Umā, and surrounded by his companions, the ghosts, Lord Śiva went there to see the Lord’s form as a woman.

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