TEXT 15
iti putrānurāgeṇa
sneha-yantrita-cetasā
kālaṁ vañcayatā taṁ tam
ukto devas tam aikṣata
SYNONYMS
iti—in this way; putra-anurāgeṇa—because of affection for the son; sneha-yantrita-cetasā—his mind being controlled by such affection; kālam—time; vañcayatā—cheating; tam—unto him; tam—that; uktaḥ—said; devaḥ—the demigod Varuṇa; tam—unto him, Hariścandra; aikṣata—waited for the fulfillment of his promise.
TRANSLATION
Hariścandra was certainly very much attached to his son. Because of this affection, he asked the demigod Varuṇa to wait. Thus Varuṇa waited and waited for the time to come.

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