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CC Madhya 14.51

Text

matta-hasti-gaṇa ṭāne yāra yata bala
eka pada nā cale ratha, ha-ila acala

Synonyms

matta-hasti-gaṇa — the strong elephants; ṭāne — started pulling; yāra yata bala — with whatever strength they had; eka pada — a single step; cale — does not move; ratha — the car; ha-ila — was; acala — still.

Translation

The strong elephants pulled with all their strength, but still the car remained at a standstill, not budging an inch.