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SB 10.16.2

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda

TEXT 2

śrī-rājovāca
katham antar-jale 'gādhe
nyagṛhṇād bhagavān ahim
sa vai bahu-yugāvāsaṁ
yathāsīd vipra kathyatām


SYNONYMS

śrī-rājā uvāca—King Parīkṣit said; katham—how; antaḥ-jale—within the water; agādhe—unfathomable; nyagṛhṇāt—subdued; bhagavān—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; ahim—the serpent; saḥ—he, Kāliya; vai—indeed; bahu-yuga—for many ages; āvāsam—having residence; yathā—how; āsīt—so became; vipra—O learned brāhmaṇa; kathyatām—please explain.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

King Parīkṣit inquired: O learned sage, please explain how the Supreme Personality of Godhead chastised the serpent Kāliya within the unfathomable waters of the Yamunā, and how it was that Kāliya had been living there for so many ages.



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