|Canto 9: Liberation||Chapter 1: King Sudyumna Becomes a Woman|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 9.1.37
sa tasya tāḿ daśāḿ dṛṣṭvā
saḥ — he, Vasiṣṭha; tasya — of Sudyumna; tām — that; daśām — condition; dṛṣṭvā — seeing; kṛpayā — out of mercy; bhṛśa-pīḍitaḥ — being very much aggrieved; sudyumnasya — of Sudyumna; āśayan — desiring; puḿstvam — the maleness; upādhāvata — began to worship; śańkaram — Lord Śiva.
Upon seeing Sudyumna's deplorable condition, Vasiṣṭha was very much aggrieved. Desiring for Sudyumna to regain his maleness, Vasiṣṭha again began to worship Lord Śańkara [Śiva].
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