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CC Antya 16.52

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 52

namas te nara-siṁhāya
prahlādāhlāda-dāyine
hiraṇyakaśipor vakṣaḥ-
śilā-ṭaṅka-nakhālaye


SYNONYMS

namaḥ—I offer my respectful obeisances; te—unto You; nara-siṁhāya—Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva; prahlāda—to Mahārāja Prahlāda; āhlāda—of pleasure; dāyine—giver; hiraṇyakaśipoḥ—of Hiraṇyakaśipu; vakṣaḥ—chest; śilā—like stone; ṭaṅka—like the chisel; nakha-ālaye—whose fingernails.


TRANSLATION

“‘I offer my respectful obeisances unto You, Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva. You are the giver of pleasure to Mahārāja Prahlāda, and Your nails cut the chest of Hiraṇyakaśipu like a chisel cutting stone.


PURPORT

This and the following verse are quoted from the Nṛsiṁha Purāṇa.