|Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations||Chapter 24: Matsya, the Lord's Fish Incarnation|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.24.4
ity ukto viṣṇu-rātena
uvāca caritaḿ viṣṇor
matsya-rūpeṇa yat kṛtam
śrī-sūtaḥ uvāca — Śrī Sūta Gosvāmī said; iti uktaḥ — thus being questioned; viṣṇu-rātena — by Mahārāja Parīkṣit, known as Viṣṇurāta; bhagavān — the most powerful; bādarāyaṇiḥ — the son of Vyāsadeva, Śukadeva Gosvāmī; uvāca — said; caritam — the pastimes; viṣṇoḥ — of Lord Viṣṇu; matsya-rūpeṇa — by Him in the form of a fish; yat — whatever; kṛtam — was done.
Sūta Gosvāmī said: When Parīkṣit Mahārāja thus inquired from Śukadeva Gosvāmī, that most powerful saintly person began describing the pastimes of the Lord's incarnation as a fish.
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