Brahma Vaivarta Purana Chapter 17:11-20

Brahma Vaivarta Purana

Çri Våndävana-nagara-varnana

Description of Çri Våndävana

Chapter 17: Verse 11-20



11.Some carried rubies, sapphires, syamantaka jewels, or candrakänta jewels.

12.Some carried süryakänta jewels and prabhäkara jewels. Some carried hammers and iron tools.

13. Some carried sandalwood, some the kings of jewels, some cämaras, some mirrors, and some golden pots and other things.

14.Inspecting the very, very beautiful assembled materials, and placing his thoughts on Lord Kåñna, at an auspicious moment Viçvakarmä beagn to build a city . . .

15. . . . in that place of forty miles on the earth, the most, most sacred of all sacred places, the place most, most dear to Lord Kåñna.

16.That place brings liberation. They who yearn for liberation reside there. All the gopas in the realm of Goloka like to stay there.

17.-19. In that place Viçvakarmä easily built forty million jewel palaces with great gates, pillars, stairways, colorful pictures and designs, statues, roofs splendid as kajjala, courtards made of jewels taken from the tops of mountains, great stone walls, and doorways, great and small.

20. Then he built ten million very beautiful palaces of jewels and crystals, . . .



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