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SB 10.70.29

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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 29

tan no bhavān praṇata-śoka-harāṅghri-yugmo
baddhān viyuṅkṣva magadhāhvaya-karma-pāśāt
yo bhū-bhujo 'yuta-mataṅgaja-vīryam eko
bibhrad rurodha bhavane mṛga-rāḍ ivāvīḥ


SYNONYMS

tat—therefore; naḥ—us; bhavān—Your good self; praṇata—of those who have surrendered; śoka—the sorrow; hara—which remove; aṅghri—of feet; yugmaḥ—whose pair; baddhān—bound; viyuṅkṣva—please release; magadha-āhvaya—going by the name Magadha (Jarāsandha); karma—of fruitive work; pāśāt—from the fetters; yaḥ—who; bhū-bhujaḥ—kings; ayuta—ten thousand; matam—maddened; gaja—of elephants; vīryam—the prowess; ekaḥ—alone; bibhrat—wielding; rurodha—imprisoned; bhavane—in His residence; mṛga-rāṭ—the lion, king of the animals; iva—just as; avīḥ—sheep.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

Therefore, since Your feet relieve the sorrow of those who surrender to them, please release us prisoners from the shackles of karma, manifest as the King of Magadha. Wielding alone the prowess of ten thousand maddened elephants, he has locked us up in his house just as a lion captures sheep.


PURPORT

The kings here pray for the Lord to release them from the bondage of karma created by the Lord's material potency. The kings make it clear that Jarāsandha is so powerful that there is no hope for them to escape by their own power.



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