A girdle which circles the globe must be really big. When that is supposed to be the ornament around the waist of ambaaL, then that waist also should be big. But that is not so, says the description:
‘parikShINA madhyeí. ëkShINa’ means lean’ . The preposition ‘pari’ indicates that the leanness is extra-ordinary. Thus ‘parikShINA madhye’ means She is really very slender in Her middle. The miracle is that this ‘slender’ waist covers the whole universe. ‘The macro within the micro’!