|Canto 6: Prescribed Duties for Mankind||Chapter 18: Diti Vows to Kill King Indra|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 6.18.56
indra ājñāya mānada
ditiḿ paryacarat kaviḥ
mātṛ-svasuḥ — of his mother's sister; abhiprāyam — the intention; indraḥ — Indra; ājñāya — understanding; māna-da — O King Parīkṣit, who give respect to everyone; śuśrūṣaṇena — with service; āśrama-sthām — residing in an āśrama; ditim — Diti; paryacarat — attended upon; kaviḥ — seeing his own interest.
O King, who are respectful to everyone, Indra understood Diti's purpose, and thus he contrived to fulfill his own interests. Following the logic that self-preservation is the first law of nature, he wanted to break Diti's promise. Thus he engaged himself in the service of Diti, his aunt, who was residing in an āśrama.
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