|Canto 9: Liberation||Chapter 1: King Sudyumna Becomes a Woman|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 9.1.28
katham evaḿ guṇo deśaḥ
kena vā bhagavan kṛtaḥ
praśnam enaḿ samācakṣva
paraḿ kautūhalaḿ hi naḥ
śrī-rājā uvāca — Mahārāja Parīkṣit said; katham — how; evam — this; guṇaḥ — quality; deśaḥ — the country; kena — why; vā — either; bhagavan — O most powerful; kṛtaḥ — it was so done; praśnam — question; enam — this; samācakṣva — just deliberate; param — very much; kautūhalam — eagerness; hi — indeed; naḥ — our.
Mahārāja Parīkṣit said: O most powerful brāhmaṇa, why was this place so empowered, and who made it so powerful? Kindly answer this question, for I am very eager to hear about this.
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