अवनिज्यावहन्मूर्ध्नि तदपो विश्वपावनी: ॥ १८ ॥
śrīmat pāda-yugaṁ mudā
tad apo viśva-pāvanīḥ
yajamānaḥ — the worshiper (Bali Mahārāja); svayam — personally; tasya — of Lord Vāmanadeva; śrīmat pāda-yugam — the most auspicious and beautiful pair of lotus feet; mudā — with great jubilation; avanijya — properly washing; avahat — took; mūrdhni — on his head; tat — that; apaḥ — water; viśva-pāvanīḥ — which gives liberation to the whole universe.
Bali Mahārāja, the worshiper of Lord Vāmanadeva, jubilantly washed the Lord’s lotus feet and then took the water on his head, for that water delivers the entire universe.