purve yena prthivira bhara haribare
krsna avatirna haila sastrete pracare
purve—previously; yena—as; prthivira—of the earth; bhara—burden; haribare—to take away; krsna—Lord Krsna; avatirna—incarnated; haila—was; sastrete—the scriptures; pracare—proclaim.
The scriptures proclaim that Lord Krsna previously descended to take away the burden of the earth.
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