|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 83: Draupadī Meets the Queens of Kṛṣṇa|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.83.13-14
pitrā kṛtān kṣitipa-vīrya-parīkṣaṇāya
tān vīra-durmada-hanas tarasā nigṛhya
krīḍan babandha ha yathā śiśavo 'ja-tokān
ya itthaḿ vīrya-śulkāḿ māḿ
pathi nirjitya rājanyān
ninye tad-dāsyam astu me
śrī-satyā uvāca — Śrī Satyā said; sapta — seven; ukṣaṇaḥ — bulls; ati — great; bala — whose strength; vīrya — and vitality; su — very; tīkṣṇa — sharp; śṛńgān — whose horns; pitrā — by my father; kṛtān — made; kṣitipa — of the kings; vīrya — the prowess; parīkṣaṇāya — for testing; tān — them (the bulls); vīra — of heroes; durmada — the false pride; hanaḥ — who destroyed; tarasā — quickly; nigṛhya — subduing; krīḍan — playing; babandha ha — He tied up; yathā — as; śiśavaḥ — children; aja — of goats; tokān — the infants; yaḥ — who; ittham — in this manner; vīrya — heroism; śulkām — whose price; mām — me; dāsībhiḥ — with maidservants; catuḥ-ańgiṇīm — protected by an army of four divisions (chariots, horses, elephants and infantry); pathi — along the road; nirjitya — defeating; rājanyān — the kings; ninye — He took me away; tat — to Him; dāsyam — servitude; astu — may there be; me — my.
Śrī Satyā said: My father arranged for seven extremely powerful and vigorous bulls with deadly sharp horns to test the prowess of the kings who desired my hand in marriage. Although these bulls destroyed the false pride of many heroes, Lord Kṛṣṇa subdued them effortlessly, tying them up in the same way that children playfully tie up a goat's kids. He thus purchased me with His valor. Then He took me away with my maidservants and a full army of four divisions, defeating all the kings who opposed Him along the road. May I be granted the privilege of serving that Lord.
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