trailoky aṃ cāpunād gaṇgā
kim tasya mahimocyate
ārūḍhā—ascended; hara—of Lord Śiva; murdḥanam—on the head; yat—of whom; pada—of the lotus feet; sparṣa—from the touch; gauravat—because of the heaviness; trailokyam—the three worlds; ca—and; apunāt—purified; gaṅgā—the Ganges; kim—how is it possible?; tasya—His; mahiṃa—glory; ucyate—may be described.
Born from the weight of the touch of the Supreme Lord's lotus feet, and carried on Lord Śiva's head, the Ganges river has purified the three worlds. How is it possible to describe the glories of that Supreme Lord?