|Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations||Chapter 24: Matsya, the Lord's Fish Incarnation|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.24.12
ekadā — one day; kṛtamālāyām — on the bank of the Kṛtamālā River; kurvataḥ — executing; jala-tarpaṇam — the offering of oblations of water; tasya — his; añjali — palmful; udake — in the water; kācit — some; śapharī — a small fish; ekā — one; abhyapadyata — was generated.
One day while King Satyavrata was performing austerities by offering water on the bank of the River Kṛtamālā, a small fish appeared in the water in his palms.
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