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CC Madhya 18.105

Text

dūra haite tāhā dekhi’ lokera haya ‘bhrama’
‘kālīyera śarīre kṛṣṇa kariche nartana’!

Synonyms

dūra haite — from a distant place; tāhā dekhi’ — seeing that; lokera — of people in general; haya — there is; bhrama — mistake; kālīyera — of the snake Kālīya; śarīre — on the body; kṛṣṇa — Lord Kṛṣṇa; kariche nartana — is dancing.

Translation

“From a distance, people mistakenly think that they are seeing Kṛṣṇa dancing on the body of the Kālīya serpent.