SB 8.1.31

Text

śrī-rājovāca
bādarāyaṇa etat te
śrotum icchāmahe vayam
harir yathā gaja-patiṁ
grāha-grastam amūmucat

Synonyms

śrī-rājā uvāca—King Parīkṣit said; bādarāyaṇe—O son of Bādarāyaṇa (Vyāsadeva); etat—this; te—from you; śrotum icchāmahe—desire to hear; vayam—we; hariḥ—the Lord Hari; yathā—the manner in which; gaja-patim—the King of the elephants; grāha-grastam—when attacked by the crocodile; amūmucat—delivered. 

Translation

King Parīkṣit said: My lord, Bādarāyaṇi, we wish to hear from you in detail how the King of the elephants, when attacked by a crocodile, was delivered by Hari.