|Canto 11: General History||Chapter 1: The Curse Upon the Yadu Dynasty|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 11.1.22
kaścin matsyo 'grasīl lohaḿ
cūrṇāni taralais tataḥ
lagnāny āsan kilairakāḥ
kaścit — a certain; matsyaḥ — fish; agrasīt — swallowed; loham — the iron; cūrṇāni — the bits of powder; taralaiḥ — by the waves; tataḥ — from that place; uhyamānāni — being carried; velāyām — on the shore; lagnāni — becoming stuck; āsan — they became; kilu — indeed; erakāḥ — a particular species of grass with long, sharp-edged blades.
A certain fish swallowed the iron lump, and the bits of iron, carried back to the shore by the waves, implanted themselves there and grew into tall, sharp canes.
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