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SB 6.18.38

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 38

niśamya tad-vaco vipro
vimanāḥ paryatapyata
aho adharmaḥ sumahān
adya me samupasthitaḥ


SYNONYMS

niśamya—hearing; tat-vacaḥ—her words; vipraḥ—the brāhmaṇa; vimanāḥ—aggrieved; paryatapyata—lamented; aho—alas; adharmaḥ—impiety; su-mahān—very great; adya—today; me—upon me; samupasthitaḥ—has come.


TRANSLATION

Upon hearing Diti's request, Kaśyapa Muni was very much aggrieved. "Alas," he lamented, "now I face the danger of the impious act of killing Indra."


PURPORT

Although Kaśyapa Muni was eager to fulfill the desire of his wife Diti, when he heard that she wanted a son to kill Indra his jubilation was immediately reduced to nothing because he was averse to the idea.



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