sri-visnu-parsada ucuh
adyaitad dhari-nara-rupam adbhutam te
drstam nah saranada sarva-loka-sarma
so yam te vidhikara isa vipra-saptas
tasyedam nidhanam anugrahaya vidmah
sri-visnu-parsadah ucuhthe associates of Lord Visnu in Vaikunthaloka said; adyatoday; etatthis; hari-naraof half lion and half human being; rupamform; adbhutamvery wonderful; teYour; drstamseen; nahof us; sarana-dathe everlasting bestower of shelter; sarva-loka-sarmawhich brings good fortune to all the various planets; sahhe; ayamthis; teof Your Lordship; vidhikarahorder carrier (servant); isaO Lord; vipra-saptahbeing cursed by the brahmanas; tasyaof him; idamthis; nidhanamkilling; anugrahayafor the special favor; vidmahwe understand.
The associates of Lord Visnu in Vaikuntha offered this prayer: O Lord, our supreme giver of shelter, today we have seen Your wonderful form as Lord Nrsimhadeva, meant for the good fortune of all the world. O Lord, we can understand that Hiranyakasipu was the same Jaya who engaged in Your service but was cursed by brahmanas and who thus received the body of a demon. We understand that his having now been killed is Your special mercy upon him.
Hiranyakasipus coming to this earth and acting as the Lords enemy was prearranged. Jaya and Vijaya were cursed by the brahmanas Sanaka, Sanat-kumara, Sanandana and Sanatana because Jaya and Vijaya checked these four Kumaras. The Lord accepted this cursing of His servants and agreed that they would have to go to the material world and would then return to Vaikuntha after serving the term of the curse. Jaya and Vijaya were very much perturbed, but the Lord advised them to act as enemies, for then they would return after three births; otherwise, ordinarily, they would have to take seven births. With this authority, Jaya and Vijaya acted as the Lords enemies, and now that these two were dead, all the Visnudutas understood that the Lords killing of Hiranyakasipu was special mercy bestowed upon them.
Thus end the Bhaktivedanta purports of the Seventh Canto, Eighth Chapter, of the Srimad-Bhagavatam, entitled Lord Nrsimhadeva Slays the King of the Demons.

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