|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 51: The Deliverance of Mucukunda|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.51.42
so 'haḿ tavānugrahārthaḿ
guhām etām upāgataḥ
prārthitaḥ pracuraḿ pūrvaḿ
saḥ — that same person; aham — I; tava — your; anugraha — of the favoring; artham — for the sake; guhām — cave; etām — this; upāgataḥ — approached; prārthitaḥ — prayed to; pracuram — abundantly; pūrvam — before; tvayā — by you; aham — I; bhakta — to My devotees; vatsalaḥ — affectionate.
Since in the past you repeatedly prayed to Me, I have personally come to this cave to show you mercy, for I am affectionately inclined to My devotees.
It is apparent from this verse that Mucukunda was a devotee of the Supreme Lord. He had prayed for the Lord's association, and now Śrī Kṛṣṇa granted his fervent request.
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