SB 6.13.4

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Srimad-Bhagavatam - Sixth Canto - Chapter 13: King Indra Afflicted by Sinful Reaction
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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 4

śrī-śuka uvāca
vṛtra-vikrama-saṁvignāḥ
sarve devāḥ saharṣibhiḥ
tad-vadhāyārthayann indraṁ
naicchad bhīto bṛhad-vadhāt


SYNONYMS

śrī-śukaḥ uvāca—Śrī Śukadeva Gosvāmī said; vṛtra—of Vṛtrāsura; vikrama—by the powerful activities; saṁvignāḥ—being full of anxieties; sarve—all; devāḥ—the demigods; saha ṛṣibhiḥ—with the great sages; tat-vadhāya—for the killing of him; ārthayan—requested; indram—Indra; na aicchat—declined; bhītaḥ—being afraid; bṛhat-vadhāt—due to killing a brāhmaṇa.


TRANSLATION

Śrī Śukadeva Gosvāmī answered: When all the great sages and demigods were disturbed by the extraordinary power of Vṛtrāsura, they had assembled to ask Indra to kill him. Indra, however, being afraid of killing a brāhmaṇa, declined their request.


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Facts about "SB 6.13.4"
Spoken byŚukadeva Gosvāmī +
Spoken toKing Parīkṣit +