pralaya-payodhi-jale dh?tav?n asi veda? vihita-vahitra-caritram akhedam ke?ava dh?ta-m?na-?ar?ra jaya jagad??a hareO Kesava! O Lord of the universe! O Lord Hari, who have assumed the form of a fish! All glories to You! You easily acted as a boat in the form of a giant fish just to give protection to the Vedas, which had become immersed in the turbulent sea of devastation.