|Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations||Chapter 24: Matsya, the Lord's Fish Incarnation|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.24.44
so 'nudhyātas tato rājñā
saḥ — the Lord; anudhyātaḥ — being meditated upon; tataḥ — thereafter (hearing the words of the saintly brāhmaṇas); rājñā — by the King; prādurāsīt — appeared (before him); mahā-arṇave — in the great ocean of inundation; eka-śṛńga-dharaḥ — with one horn; matsyaḥ — a big fish; haimaḥ — made of gold; niyuta-yojanaḥ — eight million miles long.
Then, while the King constantly meditated upon the Supreme Personality of Godhead, a large golden fish appeared in the ocean of inundation. The fish had one horn and was eight million miles long.
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