|Canto 9: Liberation||Chapter 1: King Sudyumna Becomes a Woman|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 9.1.21
evaḿ vyavasito rājan
bhagavān sa mahā-yaśāḥ
evam — thus; vyavasitaḥ — deciding; rājan — O King Parīkṣit; bhagavān — the most powerful; saḥ — Vasiṣṭha; mahā-yaśāḥ — very famous; astauṣīt — offered prayers; ādi-puruṣam — unto the Supreme Person, Lord Viṣṇu; ilāyāḥ — of Ilā; puḿstva-kāmyayā — for the transformation into a male.
Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: O King Parīkṣit, after the most famous and powerful Vasiṣṭha made this decision, he offered prayers to the Supreme Person, Viṣṇu, to transform Ilā into a male.
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