|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 34: Nanda Mahārāja Saved and Śańkhacūḍa Slain|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.34.5
kaścin mahān ahis tasmin
śayānam ura-go 'grasīt
kaścit — a certain; mahān — great; ahiḥ — snake; tasmin — in that; vipine — area of the forest; ati-bubhukṣitaḥ — extremely hungry; yadṛcchayā — by chance; āgataḥ — came there; nandam — Nanda Mahārāja; śayānam — who was lying asleep; ura-gaḥ — moving on his belly; agrasīt — swallowed.
During the night a huge and extremely hungry snake appeared in that thicket. Slithering on his belly up to the sleeping Nanda Mahārāja, the snake began swallowing him.
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