kamsah papa-matih sakhyam
tava canakadundubheh
devakya astamo garbho
na stri bhavitum arhati
iti sancintayan chrutva
devakya darika-vacah
api hanta gatasankas
tarhi tan no nayo bhavet
kamsahKing Kamsa; papa-matihvery, very sinful, having a polluted mind; sakhyamfriendship; tavayour; caalso; anaka-dundubhehof Vasudeva; devakyahof Devaki; astamah garbhahthe eighth pregnancy; nanot; stria woman; bhavitum arhatiis possible to be; itiin this way; sancintayanconsidering; srutvaand hearing (this news); devakyahof Devaki; darika-vacahthe message from the daughter; apialthough there was; hanta gata-asankahthere is a possibility that Kamsa would take steps to kill this child; tarhitherefore; tatthat incident; nahfor us; anayah bhavetmay not be very good.
Kamsa is both a great diplomat and a very sinful man. Therefore, having heard from Yogamaya, the daughter of Devaki, that the child who will kill him has already been born somewhere else, having heard that the eighth pregnancy of Devaki could not bring forth a female child, and having understood your friendship with Vasudeva, Kamsa, upon hearing that the purificatory process has been performed by me, the priest of the Yadu dynasty, may certainly consider all these points and suspect that Krsna is the son of Devaki and Vasudeva. Then he might take steps to kill Krsna. That would be a catastrophe.
Kamsa knew very well that Yogamaya was, after all, the maidservant of Krsna and Visnu and that although Yogamaya had appeared as the daughter of Devaki, she might have been forbidden to disclose this fact. Actually this was what had happened. Gargamuni argued very soberly that his taking part in performing the reformatory process for Krsna would give rise to many doubts, so that Kamsa might take very severe steps to kill the child. Kamsa had already sent many demons to attempt to kill this child, but none of them had survived. If Gargamuni were to perform the purificatory process, Kamsas suspicions would be fully confirmed, and he would take very severe steps. Gargamuni gave this warning to Nanda Maharaja.

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