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CC Madhya 21.7

Text

ananta vaikuṇṭha-paravyoma yāra dala-śreṇī
sarvopari kṛṣṇaloka ‘karṇikāra’ gaṇi

Synonyms

ananta — unlimited; vaikuṇṭha — Vaikuṇṭha planets; para-vyoma — the spiritual sky; yāra — of which; dala-śreṇī — the bunches of outlying petals; sarva-upari — in the topmost portion of the spiritual sky; kṛṣṇa-loka — the abode of Lord Kṛṣṇa; karṇikāra gaṇi — we consider the whorl of the lotus flower.

Translation

“The shape of the spiritual sky is compared to a lotus flower. The topmost region of that flower is called the whorl, and within that whorl is Kṛṣṇa’s abode. The petals of the spiritual lotus flower consist of many Vaikuṇṭha planets.