Canto Two : Chapter Three
Description of the Yamuna's Arrival
Because she is thus Mount Kalinda's daughter, she is named Kalindi. Flowing from Mount Kalinda's peaks, and breaking the hard rocks on his slopes, the sacred Kalindi swiftly flowed on the earth, purifying the countries she passed. Then she entered the Khandava forest.
- kalindi -the daughter of Kalinda; iti -thus; samakhyata -named; kalinda -from Kalinda; prabhava -born; yada -when; kalinda-giri -of Mount Kalinda; sanunam -of the peaks; ganda-shaila-taöan -the slopes with stones; dridhan -firm; bhittva -breaking; luöhanti -moving on the ground; bhu-khande -on the earth; krishna -the Yamuna; vegavati - -powerful; sati -sacred; deshan -the countries; punanti -purifying; kalindi -the Yamuna; prapta -attained; vai -indeed; khandave vane -the Khandava forest.