damitvā vimadaṁ hradāt
cakre ’sau nirviṣodakām
āśī — of his fangs; viṣa-tama — having the most powerful poison; ahi — of the snakes; indram — the chief; damitvā — subduing; vimadam — whose pride was removed; hradāt — from the lake; prasahya — by force; udvāsya — sending him away; yamunām — the river Yamunā; cakre — made; asau — He; nirviṣa — free from poison; udakām — its water.
Kṛṣṇa chastised the most poisonous serpent, Kāliya, and after humbling him He drove him forcibly from the lake of the Yamunā. In this way the Lord made the water of that river free of the snake’s powerful poison.