Canto 9: LiberationChapter 15: Paraśurāma, the Lord's Warrior Incarnation

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 9.15.35-36

kṛtta-bāhoḥ śiras tasya

gireḥ śṛńgam ivāharat

hate pitari tat-putrā

ayutaḿ dudruvur bhayāt

agnihotrīm upāvartya

savatsāḿ para-vīra-

samupetyāśramaḿ pitre

parikliṣṭāḿ samarpayat

SYNONYMS

kṛtta-bāhoḥ — of Kārtavīryārjuna, whose arms were cut off; śiraḥ — the head; tasya — of him (Kārtavīryārjuna); gireḥ — of a mountain; śṛńgam — the peak; iva — like; āharat — (Paraśurāma) cut from his body; hate pitari — when their father was killed; tat-putrāḥ — his sons; ayutam — ten thousand; dudruvuḥ — fled; bhayāt — out of fear; agnihotrīm — the kāmadhenu; upāvartya — bringing near; sa-vatsām — with her calf; para-vīra-Paraśurāma, who could kill the heroes of the enemies; samupetya — after returning; āśramamto the residence of his father; pitre — unto his father; parikliṣṭām — which had undergone extreme suffering; samarpayat — delivered.

TRANSLATION

Thereafter, Paraśurāma cut off like a mountain peak the head of Kārtavīryārjuna, who had already lost his arms. When Kārtavīryārjuna's ten thousand sons saw their father killed, they all fled in fear. Then Paraśurāma, having killed the enemy, released the kāmadhenu, which had undergone great suffering, and brought it back with its calf to his residence, where he gave it to his father, Jamadagni.

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