srutvasvamedhair yajamanam urjitam
balim bhrgunam upakalpitais tatah
jagama tatrakhila-sara-sambhrto
bharena gam sannamayan pade pade
srutvaafter hearing; asvamedhaihby asvamedha sacrifices; yajamanamthe performer; urjitamvery glorious; balimBali Maharaja; bhrgunamunder the guidance of the brahmanas born in the Bhrgu dynasty; upakalpitaihperformed; tatahfrom that place; jagamawent; tatrathere; akhila-sara-sambhrtahthe Supreme Personality of Godhead, the essence of all creation; bharenawith the weight; gamthe earth; sannamayandepressing; pade padeat every step.
When the Lord heard that Bali Maharaja was performing asvamedha sacrifices under the patronage of brahmanas belonging to the Bhrgu dynasty, the Supreme Lord, who is full in every respect, proceeded there to show His mercy to Bali Maharaja. By His weight, He pushed down the earth with every step.
The Supreme Personality of Godhead is akhila-sara-sambhrta. In other words, He is the proprietor of everything essential in this material world. Thus although the Lord was going to Bali Maharaja to beg something, He is always complete and has nothing to beg from anyone. Indeed, He is so powerful that in His full opulence He pressed down the surface of the earth at every step.

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