Canto 10: The Summum BonumChapter 89: Krishna and Arjuna Retrieve a Brahmana's Sons

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Srimad Bhagavatam 10.89.21

sri-suka uvaca

ekada dvaravatyam tu

vipra-patnyah kumarakah

jata-matro bhuvam sprishtva

mamara kila bharata

SYNONYMS

sri-sukah uvaca -- Sukadeva Gosvami said; ekada -- once; dvaravatyam -- in Dvaraka; tu -- and; vipra -- a brahmana's; patnyah -- of the wife; kumarakah -- the infant son; jata -- born; matrah -- only; bhuvam -- the ground; sprishtva -- touching; mamara -- died; kila -- indeed; bharata -- O descendant of Bharata (Parikshit Maharaja).

TRANSLATION

Sukadeva Gosvami said: Once, in Dvaraka, a brahmana's wife gave birth to a son, but the newborn infant died as soon as he touched the ground, O Bharata.

PURPORT

In this chapter Lord Vishnu has been glorified as the Supreme Godhead. Now Sukadeva Gosvami is going to identify Lord Krishna with that same Personality of Godhead by describing another pastime of His, one which highlighted His unequaled, divine characteristics.

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