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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.58.45
evaḿ samayam ākarṇya
baddhvā parikaraḿ prabhuḥ
ātmānaḿ saptadhā kṛtvā
nyagṛhṇāl līlayaiva tān
evam — thus; samayam — the condition; ākarṇya — hearing; baddhvā — tightening; parikaram — His clothing; prabhuḥ — the Lord; ātmānam — Himself; saptadhā — as seven; kṛtvā — making; nyagṛhṇāt — He subdued; līlayā — like play; eva — simply; tān — them.
Upon hearing these terms, the Lord tightened His clothing, expanded Himself into seven forms and easily subdued the bulls.
According to Śrīla Śrīdhara Svāmī, Lord Kṛṣṇa expanded Himself into seven forms not only to playfully defeat the seven bulls but also to show Princess Satya that she would not have to compete with His other queens, since He could enjoy with all of them simultaneously.
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