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ŚB 6.13.5


इन्द्र उवाच
स्त्रीभूद्रुमजलैरेनो विश्वरूपवधोद्भ‍वम् ।
विभक्तमनुगृह्णद्भ‍िर्वृत्रहत्यां क्‍व मार्ज्म्यहम् ॥ ५ ॥


indra uvāca
strī-bhū-druma-jalair eno
vibhaktam anugṛhṇadbhir
vṛtra-hatyāṁ kva mārjmy aham


indraḥ uvāca — King Indra replied; strī — by women; bhū — the earth; druma — the trees; jalaiḥ — and water; enaḥ — this (sin); viśvarūpa — of Viśvarūpa; vadha — from the killing; udbhavam — produced; vibhaktam — divided; anugṛhṇadbhiḥ — showing their favor (to me); vṛtra-hatyām — the killing of Vṛtra; kva — how; mārjmi — shall become free from; aham — I.


King Indra replied: When I killed Viśvarūpa, I received extensive sinful reactions, but I was favored by the women, land, trees and water, and therefore I was able to divide the sin among them. But now if I kill Vṛtrāsura, another brāhmaṇa, how shall I free myself from the sinful reactions?