Canto 10: The Summum BonumChapter 83: Draupadī Meets the Queens of Kṛṣṇa

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.83.12

śrī-mitravindovāca

yo māḿ svayaḿ-vara upetya vijitya bhū-pān

ninye śva-yūtha-gaḿ ivātma-baliḿ dvipāriḥ

bhrātṝḿś ca me 'pakurutaḥ sva-puraḿ śriyaukas

tasyāstu me 'nu-bhavam ańghry-avanejanatvam

SYNONYMS

śrī-mitravindā uvācaŚrī Mitravindā said; yaḥ — who; māmme; svayaḿ-vare — during my svayaḿ-vara (the ceremony in which a princess chooses a husband from a number of eligible suitors); upetya — coming forward; vijitya — after defeating; bhū-pān — kings; ninye — took; śva — of dogs; yūtha — into a group; gam — gone; ivaas if; ātma — own; balim — share; dvipa-ariḥa lion ("enemy of elephants"); bhrātṝn — brothers; ca — and; me — my; apakurutaḥ — who were insulting Him; svato His; puram — capital city; śrī — of the goddess of fortune; okaḥ — the residence; tasya — His; astu — may be; me — for me; anu-bhavam — life after life; ańghri — the feet; avanejanatvam — the status of washing.

TRANSLATION

Śrī Mitravindā said: At my svayaḿ-vara ceremony He came forward, defeated all the kings present — including my brothers, who dared insult Him — and took me away just as a lion removes his prey from amidst a pack of dogs. Thus Lord Kṛṣṇa, the shelter of the goddess of fortune, brought me to His capital city. May I be allowed to serve Him by washing His feet, life after life.

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