further, and smiling a little, Prahlada said,
"Wherefore have I to lose my
mental composure staid
Haven't you taught in the Vedas, that you incarnate
perpetuate 11sanmarga by wiping out 12durmarga
Weren't the persecuted, afflicted
and suppressed saved
On uttering 13anyada saranam nasti as last resort?
you run unarmed to save your bhakta 14Gajendra?
Haven't you emerged now at the
call of this tiny tot ?
Haven't you achieved 15Dharmodharna by this revolting
Why should I be scared to see God-the 16Karunaika sindhu?
Pleased with his faith implicit and devotion unbounded
And through grasp and profound knowledge of Theology
Narasimha asked the boy 17 bhakta to name anything
That He could grant him
anon without any pre-condition,
Be it anywhere in the worlds-terrestrial or celestial.
11) divine ways...
12) unrighteous life. · ..
13) none can rescue the distressed, except the Almighty God.
14) the elephant king.
protection of the righteous life.
16) ocean of compassion.