|Canto 9: Liberation||Chapter 20: The Dynasty of Pūru|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 9.20.18
kaṇvaḥ kumārasya vane
cakre samucitāḥ kriyāḥ
baddhvā mṛgendraḿ tarasā
krīḍati sma sa bālakaḥ
kaṇvaḥ — Kaṇva Muni; kumārasya — of the son born of Śakuntalā; vane — in the forest; cakre — executed; samucitāḥ — prescribed; kriyāḥ — ritualistic ceremonies; baddhvā — capturing; mṛga-indram — a lion; tarasā — by force; krīḍati — playing; sma — in the past; saḥ — he; bālakaḥ — the child.
In the forest, Kaṇva Muni performed all the ritualistic ceremonies concerning the newborn child. Later, the boy became so powerful that he would capture a lion and play with it.
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