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SB 8.1.30

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


tatrāpi jajñe bhagavān
hariṇyāṁ harimedhasaḥ
harir ity āhṛto yena
gajendro mocito grahāt


tatrāpi—in that period; jajñe—appeared; bhagavān—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; hariṇyām—in the womb of Hariṇī; harimedhasaḥ—begotten by Harimedhā; hariḥ—Hari; iti—thus; āhṛtaḥ—called; yena—by whom; gaja-indraḥ—the King of the elephants; mocitaḥ—was freed; grahāt—from the mouth of a crocodile.


Also in this manvantara, the Supreme Lord, Viṣṇu, took birth from the womb of Hariṇī, the wife of Harimedhā, and He was known as Hari. Hari saved His devotee Gajendra, the King of the elephants, from the mouth of a crocodile.

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