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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 11.2.16
tam āhur vāsudevāḿśaḿ
tam — Him; āhuḥ — they call; vāsudeva-aḿśam — a plenary expansion of the Supreme Lord, Vasudeva; mokṣa-dharma — the process of attaining liberation; vivakṣayā — with the desire to teach; avatīrṇam — appeared in this world; suta — sons; śatam — one hundred; tasya — His; āsīt — there were; brahma — the Vedas; pāra-gam — who perfectly assimilated.
Śrī Ṛṣabhadeva is accepted as an expansion of the Supreme Lord, Vāsudeva. He incarnated in this world to propagate those religious principles that lead living entities to ultimate liberation. He had one hundred sons, all perfect in Vedic knowledge.
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