Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic CreationsChapter 17: The Supreme Lord Agrees to Become Aditi's Son

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.17.12

śrī-bhagavān uvāca

deva-mātar bhavatyā me

vijñātaḿ cira-kāńkṣitam

yat sapatnair hṛta-śrīṇāḿ

cyāvitānāḿ sva-dhāmataḥ


śrī-bhagavān uvāca — the Supreme Personality of Godhead said; deva-mātaḥO mother of the demigods; bhavatyāḥ — of you; me — by Me; vijñātam — understood; cira-kāńkṣitam — what You have desired for a long time; yat — because; sapatnaiḥ — by the rivals; hṛta-śrīṇām — of your sons, who are bereft of all opulences; cyāvitānām — vanquished; sva-dhāmataḥ — from their own residential quarters.


The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: O mother of the demigods, I have already understood your long-cherished desires for the welfare of your sons, who have been deprived of all opulences and driven from their residence by their enemies.


The Supreme Personality of Godhead, being situated in everyone's heart, and especially in the hearts of His devotees, is always ready to help devotees in adversity. Since He knows everything, He knows how things are to be adjusted, and He does the needful to relieve the suffering of His devotee.

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