|Canto 3: The Status Quo||Chapter 20: Conversation Between Maitreya and Vidura|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 3.20.48
ye 'hīyantāmutaḥ keśā
ahayas te 'ńga jajñire
sarpāḥ prasarpataḥ krūrā
ye — which; ahīyanta — dropped out; amutaḥ — from that; keśāḥ — hairs; ahayaḥ — snakes; te — they; ańga — O dear Vidura; jajñire — took birth as; sarpāḥ — snakes; prasarpataḥ — from the crawling body; krūrāḥ — envious; nāgāḥ — cobras; bhoga — with hoods; uru — big; kandharāḥ — whose necks.
O dear Vidura, the hair that dropped from that body transformed into snakes, and even while the body crawled along with its hands and feet contracted, there sprang from it ferocious serpents and Nāgas with their hoods expanded.
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