Canto 3: The Status QuoChapter 3: The Lord's Pastimes Out of Vṛndāvana

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 3.3.9

tāsv apatyāny ajanayad

ātma-tulyāni sarvataḥ

ekaikasyāḿ daśa daśa

prakṛter vibubhūṣayā

SYNONYMS

tāsu — unto them; apatyāni — offspring; ajanayat — begot; ātma-tulyāni — all like Himself; sarvataḥin all respects; eka-ekasyāmin each and every one of them; daśa — ten; daśa — ten; prakṛteḥ — for expanding Himself; vibubhūṣayāso desiring.

TRANSLATION

Just to expand Himself according to His transcendental features, the Lord begot in each and every one of them ten offspring with exactly His own qualities.

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