|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 4: The Atrocities of King Kaḿsa|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.4.15
aho bhaginy aho bhāma
mayā vāḿ bata pāpmanā
bahavo hiḿsitāḥ sutāḥ
aho — alas; bhagini — my dear sister; aho — alas; bhāma — my dear brother-in-law; mayā — by me; vām — of you; bata — indeed; pāpmanā — because of sinful activities; puruṣa-adaḥ — a Rākṣasa, man-eater; iva — like; apatyam — child; bahavaḥ — many; hiḿsitāḥ — have been killed; sutāḥ — sons.
Alas, my sister! Alas, my brother-in-law! I am indeed so sinful that exactly like a man-eater [Rākṣasa] who eats his own child, I have killed so many sons born of you.
Rākṣasas are understood to be accustomed to eating their own sons, as snakes and many other animals sometimes do. At the present moment in Kali-yuga, Rākṣasa fathers and mothers are killing their own children in the womb, and some are even eating the fetus with great relish. Thus the so-called civilization is gradually advancing by producing Rākṣasas.
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