नद्यो नदाश्च क्षुभिताः सरांसि च मनांसि च ।
न ज्वलत्यग्निराज्येन कालोऽयं किं विधास्यति ॥१८॥

nadyo nadāś ca kṣubhitāḥ
sarāṁsi ca manāṁsi ca
na jvalaty agnir ājyena
kālo 'yaṁ kiṁ vidhāsyati

 nadyaḥ - rivers; nadāḥ ca - and the tributaries; kṣubhitāḥ - all perturbed; sarāṁsi - reservoirs of water; ca - and; manāṁsi - the mind; ca - also; na - does not; jvalati - ignite; agniḥ - fire; ājyena - with the help of butter; kālaḥ - the time; ayam - extraordinary it is; kim - what; vidhāsyati - going to happen.


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Rivers, tributaries, ponds, reservoirs and the mind are all perturbed. Butter no longer ignites fire. What is this extraordinary time? What is going to happen?

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