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SB 10.85.57

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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


taṁ dṛṣṭvā devakī devī
mene su-vismitā māyāṁ
kṛṣṇasya racitāṁ nṛpa


tam—this; dṛṣṭvā—seeing; devakī—Devakī; devī—divine; mṛta—of the dead (sons); āgamana—the return; nirgamam—and departure; mene—she thought; su—very much; vismitā—amazed; māyām—magic; kṛṣṇasya—by Kṛṣṇa; racitām—produced; nṛpa—O King (Parīkṣit).

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


Seeing her sons return from death and then depart again, saintly Devakī was struck with wonder, O King. She concluded that this was all simply an illusion created by Kṛṣṇa.

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