tas tam su-vigna-manaso ’tha puraskrtarbhah
kayam nidhaya bhuvi bhuta-patim pranemuh
sadhvyah krtañjali-putah samalasya bhartur
moksepsavah sarana-dam saranam prapannah
Their minds very much disturbed, those saintly ladies placed their children before them and then bowed down to the Lord of all creatures, laying their bodies flat upon the ground. They desired the liberation of their sinful husband and the shelter of the Supreme Lord, the giver of ultimate shelter, and thus they folded their hands in supplication and approached Him.