गोकर्णाख्यं शिवक्षेत्रं सान्निध्यं यत्र धूर्जटे: ॥ १९ ॥
आर्यां द्वैपायनीं दृष्ट्वा शूर्पारकमगाद् बल: ।
तापीं पयोष्णीं निर्विन्ध्यामुपस्पृश्याथ दण्डकम् ॥ २० ॥
प्रविश्य रेवामगमद् यत्र माहिष्मती पुरी ।
मनुतीर्थमुपस्पृश्य प्रभासं पुनरागमत् ॥ २१ ॥
keralāṁs tu trigartakān
sānnidhyaṁ yatra dhūrjaṭeḥ
śūrpārakam agād balaḥ
tāpīṁ payoṣṇīṁ nirvindhyām
yatra māhiṣmatī purī
prabhāsaṁ punar āgamat
tataḥ — then; abhivrajya — traveling; bhagavān — the Supreme Lord; keralān — through the kingdom of Kerala; tu — and; trigartakān — Trigarta; gokarṇa-ākhyam — named Gokarṇa (on the coast of the Arabian Sea in northern Karnataka); śiva-kṣetram — the place sacred to Lord Śiva; sānnidhyam — manifestation; yatra — where; dhūrjaṭeḥ — of Lord Śiva; āryām — the honored goddess (Pārvatī, wife of Lord Śiva); dvaipa — on an island (off the coast near Gokarṇa); ayanīm — who resides; dṛṣṭvā — seeing; śūrpārakam — to the holy district of Śūrpāraka; agāt — went; balaḥ — Lord Balarāma; tāpīm payoṣṇīm nirvindhyām — to the Tāpī, Payoṣṇī and Nirvindhyā rivers; upaspṛśya — touching water; atha — next; daṇḍakam — the Daṇḍaka forest; praviśya — entering; revām — to the Revā River; agamat — He went; yatra — where; māhiṣmatī purī — the city of Māhiṣmatī; manu-tīrtham — to Manu-tīrtha; upaspṛśya — touching water; prabhāsam — to Prabhāsa; punaḥ — again; āgamat — He came.
The Supreme Lord then traveled through the kingdoms of Kerala and Trigarta, visiting Lord Śiva’s sacred city of Gokarṇa, where Lord Dhūrjaṭi [Śiva] directly manifests himself. After also visiting Goddess Pārvatī, who dwells on an island, Lord Balarāma went to the holy district of Śūrpāraka and bathed in the Tāpī, Payoṣṇī and Nirvindhyā rivers. He next entered the Daṇḍaka forest and went to the river Revā, along which the city of Māhiṣmatī is found. Then He bathed at Manu-tīrtha and finally returned to Prabhāsa.