TEXT 35
nipatan sa giris tatra
bahun amara-danavan
curnayam asa mahata
bharena kanakacalah
SYNONYMS
nipatan—falling down; sah—that; girih—mountain; tatra—there; bahun—many; amara-danavan—demigods and demons; curnayam asa—were smashed; mahata—by great; bharena—weight; kanaka-acalah—the golden mountain known as Mandara.
TRANSLATION
The mountain known as Mandara, which was extremely heavy, being made of gold, fell and smashed many demigods and demons.
PURPORT
By constitution, gold is heavier than stone. Since Mandara Mountain was made of gold and was therefore heavier than stone, the demigods and demons could not properly carry it to the ocean of milk.

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