Canto 6: Prescribed Duties for MankindChapter 18: Diti Vows to Kill King Indra

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 6.18.68

ditir utthāya dadṛśe

kumārān anala-prabhān

indreṇa sahitān devī

paryatuṣyad aninditā


ditiḥDiti; utthāya — getting up; dadṛśe — saw; kumārān — children; anala-prabhānas brilliant as fire; indreṇa sahitān — with Indra; devī — the goddess; paryatuṣyat — was pleased; aninditā — being purified.


Because of worshiping the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Diti was completely purified. When she got up from bed, she saw her forty-nine sons along with Indra. These forty-nine sons were all as brilliant as fire and were in friendship with Indra, and therefore she was very pleased.

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