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SB 10.51.42

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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


so 'haṁ tavānugrahārthaṁ
guhām etām upāgataḥ
prārthitaḥ pracuraṁ pūrvaṁ
tvayāhaṁ bhakta-vatsalaḥ


saḥ—that same person; aham—I; tava—your; anugraha—of the favoring; artham—for the sake; guhām—cave; etām—this; upāgataḥ—approached; prārthitaḥ—prayed to; pracuram—abundantly; pūrvam—before; tvayā—by you; aham—I; bhakta—to My devotees; vatsalaḥ—affectionate.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


Since in the past you repeatedly prayed to Me, I have personally come to this cave to show you mercy, for I am affectionately inclined to My devotees.


It is apparent from this verse that Mucukunda was a devotee of the Supreme Lord. He had prayed for the Lord's association, and now Śrī Kṛṣṇa granted his fervent request.

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