SB 8.1.31

Text

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

Synonyms

śrīplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsri

and opulence; beautiful; beauty; fortune; Lakṣmī, the goddess of fortune; named //śrī//; opulence or beauty; opulences; the affluent; the goddess of fortune; the goddess of fortune, or a beautiful calf; the treasury houses; transcendental; with opulence.
-rājāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigraja

from the government; king; of a king; of the King; the King.
uvācaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_biguvāca

answered; described; explained; he recited; he said; inquired; prayed; replied; said; she said; she spoke; spoke; talked with them.
—King Parīkṣit said; bādarāyaṇeplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigbādarāyaṇe

O son of Bādarāyaṇa (Vyāsadeva).
—O son of Bādarāyaṇa (Vyāsadeva); etatplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigetat

a person materially conditioned; about this; about this incident; all living entities; all these; all these details; all these events of Dakṣa's sacrifice; all these explanations; all these facts; all these incidents; all these things; all these words about the Yadu family and Vṛṣṇi family; all this; all this flesh; all those; concerning this; creation; here; inquiries; it is; like this; of all this; on this matter; such a thing; such an act; such inquiries; that; that is; the events of Dakṣa's sacrifice; the following; the following words; the mind; their; these; these incidents; these two natures; this (Bhārata-varṣa); this (body); this (form); this (maintaining body and soul together); this; this activity; this body; this body and the material manifestation; this book; this cosmic manifestation; this creation; this departure; this description; this form of Viṣṇu; this incident; this incident of delivering both Aghāsura and Kṛṣṇa's associates from death; this instruction; this is; this kind of; this knowledge; this matter; this much; this narration; this narration of the deliverance of Gajendra; this narrative; this path of liberation; this sacrifice; this science of Godhead; this situation; this universe; thus; what you have said.
—this; teplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigte

all; all of them (the demigods and demons); all of them (the demigods and the demons); all of them; all of those; all the //gopas//; all the asuric ministers; all the demigods; all the demigods and demons; all the demons; all the great sages; all the Pracetās; all the sons; all the sons of Jamadagni; all the watchmen; all those; all those persons who arrived; also from you; as desired by you; by him; by them; by You; for you; for your; from you; in your possession; Lord Paraśurāma's mother and brothers; of the two divisions; of them; of you (mother Ganges); of You (O dear Lord); of you; of Your good self; of Your Lordship; of yourself; speaking to you; such; such as you; such austerity and knowledge; such household life; such persons; such pure devotees are fully satisfied; that; that is; the //gopīs// and //gopas//; the //hotā, brahmā// and other priests; the cowherd men and ladies; the demigods; the demons (Yakṣas and Rākṣasas); the demons; the Gandharvas; the great sages (the Kumāras); the husbands; the men of Kārtavīryārjuna; the Pracetās; the Pāṇḍavas; the sages; the sons of Kārtavīryārjuna; the Yakṣas; their; therefore; these; these sons (the Savalāśvas); they; they are; to you; unto you; with you; You; your; Your Lordship; your request; Your service; yours; yourself.
—from you; śrotumplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigśrotum

to hear; to listen.
icchāmaheplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigicchāmahe

desire to hear.
—desire to hear; vayamplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigvayam

age; all of us (the Daityas); all of us; I; of us; us; we (are); we (Prahlāda Mahārāja); we (the demigods); we (the great sages and the ministers and adherents of the King); we (the hearer); we; we also; we are.
—we; hariḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bighariḥ

a lion; Hari; Hari, the Lord; He is actually the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Hari; Indra; King Indra; Kṛṣṇa; lion; Lord Hari; Lord Hari, who takes away all the miserable conditions of material existence; Lord Kṛṣṇa; Lord Viṣṇu; Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa; not different from the Lord; of the Lord; the holy name of the Lord; the lion; the Lord; the Lord Hari; the Lord, the Personality of Godhead; the Lord, the Supreme Personality of Godhead; the Lord, who mitigates all the miseries of the living entity; the Lord, who vanquishes all miseries; the Personality of Godhead; the Personality of Godhead, Śrī Kṛṣṇa; the Supreme Being; the Supreme Lord; the Supreme Personality of Godhead (in the form of Vāmana); the Supreme Personality of Godhead; the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Ajita; the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Hari, in the form of Mohinī; the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Kṛṣṇa; the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Nṛsiṁhadeva; the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Viṣṇu; the Supreme Personality of Godhead, who can take away everything; the vanquisher of all inauspiciousness; who can take away all the illusion of the living entities; Śrī Hari.
—the Lord Hari; yathāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigyathā

according to; accordingly as; and as; anywhere; as (He likes); as; as advised by his father; as also; as far //as// possible; as far as; as follows; as has; as He desires; as if; as if it were; as is; as it; as it is; as it is now; as it should have been; as it was; as it was done; as it were; as many; as much; as much as (deserved); as much as; as requested; as they are; as they told it; as they were; as well as; as you; by which; development of austerity and penance; duly; even as; exactly as; exactly like; fittingly; for the forefathers and the Supreme Personality of Godhead; how; in any manner; in order that; in the matter of; in what way; in which manner; in which way; in whichever manner; inasmuch as; just as; just as if; just like; like; like Him; or just as; properly; since; so; so that; so you inform me; the manner in which; where; wherever; without deviation.
—the manner in which; gajaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_biggaja

big elephants and horses.
-patimplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigpatim

a husband; as her husband; as husband; her husband; husband; master; the husband; the King; the Lord; the master (Me); the master; the master or king; the owner; the supreme leader; their commander, Vṛtrāsura; their lord; their master; to her husband; to the protector; unto her husband; unto the husband; unto the master; your husband.
—the King of the elephants; grāhaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_biggraha

influential planets like the moon; planetary system; planets; the asteroids; the influential planets; the nine planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto); the planets.
-grastamplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_biggrastam

attacked by; being embraced; encaged.
—when attacked by the crocodile; amūmucatplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigamūmucat

delivered.
—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.