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CC Ādi 17.183

Text

bhīta dekhi’ siṁha bale ha-iyā sadaya
tore śikṣā dite kailu tora parājaya

Synonyms

bhīta dekhi’ — seeing me so afraid; siṁha — the lion; bale — says; ha-iyā — becoming; sa-daya — merciful; tore — unto you; śikṣā — lesson; dite — to give; kailu — I have done; tora — your; parājaya — defeat.

Translation

“Seeing me so afraid, the lion said, ‘I have defeated you just to teach you a lesson, but I must be merciful to you.