|Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations||Chapter 24: Matsya, the Lord's Fish Incarnation|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.24.27
nūnaḿ tvaḿ bhagavān sākṣād
dharir nārāyaṇo 'vyayaḥ
dhatse rūpaḿ jalaukasām
nūnam — certainly; tvam — You (are); bhagavān — the Supreme Personality of Godhead; sākṣāt — directly; hariḥ — the Lord; nārāyaṇaḥ — the Personality of Godhead; avyayaḥ — inexhaustible; anugrahāya — to show mercy; bhūtānām — to all living entities; dhatse — You have assumed; rūpam — a form; jala-okasām — like an aquatic.
My Lord, You are certainly the inexhaustible Supreme Personality of Godhead, Nārāyaṇa, Śrī Hari. It is to show Your mercy to the living entities that You have now assumed the form of an aquatic.
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