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SB 11.2.16

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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 16

tam āhur vāsudevāṁśaṁ
mokṣa-dharma-vivakṣayā
avatīrṇaṁ suta-śataṁ
tasyāsīd brahma-pāragam


SYNONYMS

tam—Him; āhuḥ—they call; vāsudeva-aṁśam—a plenary expansion of the Supreme Lord, Vasudeva; mokṣa-dharma—the process of attaining liberation; vivakṣayā—with the desire to teach; avatīrṇam—appeared in this world; suta—sons; śatam—one hundred; tasya—His; āsīt—there were; brahma—the Vedas; pāra-gam—who perfectly assimilated.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

Śrī Ṛṣabhadeva is accepted as an expansion of the Supreme Lord, Vāsudeva. He incarnated in this world to propagate those religious principles that lead living entities to ultimate liberation. He had one hundred sons, all perfect in Vedic knowledge.



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