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CC Madhya 20.237

Text

hayaśīrṣa-pañcarātre kahe ṣola-jana
tāra mate kahi ebe cakrādi-dhāraṇa

Synonyms

hayaśīrṣa-pañcarātre — the revealed scripture named the Hayaśīrṣa-pañcarātra; kahe — says; ṣola-jana — sixteen personalities; tāra mate — according to this opinion; kahi — I shall describe; ebe — now; cakra-ādi-dhāraṇa — the holding of weapons, beginning with the disc.

Translation

“According to the Hayaśīrṣa-pañcarātra, there are sixteen personalities. I shall now describe that opinion of how They hold the weapons.

Purport

The sixteen personalities are as follows: (1) Vāsudeva, (2) Saṅkarṣaṇa, (3) Pradyumna, (4) Aniruddha, (5) Keśava, (6) Nārāyaṇa, (7) Mādhava, (8) Govinda, (9) Viṣṇu, (10) Madhusūdana, (11) Trivikrama, (12) Vāmana, (13) Śrīdhara, (14) Hṛṣīkeśa, (15) Padmanābha and (16) Dāmodara.