Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic CreationsChapter 18: Lord Vāmanadeva, the Dwarf Incarnation

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.18.32

yad yad vaṭo vāñchasi tat pratīccha me

tvām arthinaḿ vipra-sutānutarkaye

gāḿ kāñcanaḿ guṇavad dhāma mṛṣṭaḿ

tathānna-peyam uta vipra-kanyām

grāmān samṛddhāḿs turagān gajān

rathāḿs tathārhattama sampratīccha

SYNONYMS

yat yat — whatever; vaṭoO brahmacārī; vāñchasi — You desire; tat — that; pratīccha — You may take; me — from me; tvām — You; arthinam — desiring something; vipra-sutaO son of a brāhmaṇa; anutarkayeI consider; gāma cow; kāñcanam — gold; guṇavat dhāmaa furnished residence; mṛṣṭam — palatable; tathāas well as; anna — food grains; peyam — drink; uta — indeed; — either; vipra-kanyām — the daughter of a brāhmaṇa; grāmān — villages; samṛddhān — prosperous; turagān — horses; gajān — elephants; — either; rathān — chariots; tathāas well as; arhat-tamaO best of those who are worshipable; sampratīccha — You may take.

TRANSLATION

O son of a brāhmaṇa, it appears that You have come here to ask me for something. Therefore, whatever You want You may take from me. O best of those who are worshipable. You may take from me a cow, gold, a furnished house, palatable food and drink, the daughter of a brāhmaṇa for Your wife, prosperous villages, horses, elephants, chariots or whatever You desire.

Thus end the Bhaktivedanta purports of the Eighth Canto, Eighteenth Chapter, of the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, entitled "Lord Vāmanadeva, the Dwarf Incarnation."

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