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    ††dakiṇa-samudra-tīre††† ṭiṭtibhadampatī††† nivasata:/

†††††††† on-southern-sea-shore††† sandpiper-pair†† dwells

 

    ††tatra†† ca†† asannaprasavā††† ṭiṭtibhī††† bhartāram††† āha/

†††††††† andtherenear-hatching††† hen-bird††† husband†† accosts

 

    ††nātha,†† prasava-yogya-sthānam††† nibhṛtam††† anusandhīyatām/

†††††† master,†† for-hatching-fit-place††† concealed-one†† let-be-arranged

 

    ††ṭiṭṭibha:†† avadat/

 

    ††bhārye††† nanu†† idam†† eva††† sthānam††† prasūtiyogyam/

†††††††† wife,†††† is-not††† this†† very†† place†† for-hatching-fit

 

    †††† brūte/††† samudra-velayā†† vyāpyate††† sthānam††† etat/

††††††† she†† says††† by-sea-tide††††††† is-reached†††††† place††††††† this

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††butthis place gets flooded††† thetidecomesin

 

    ††ṭiṭṭibha:†† avadat/

 

    ††kim†† aham†† nirbala:††† samudreṇaca†† mahad-antaram/†††

what ?am-I†† powerless†† by-sea†† to-be-oppressed?

 

    ††ṭiṭṭibha:†† vahasya††† āha/

††††† hen††††††† smiling†† says

 

    ††svāmins††† tvayā††† samudreṇa††† ca†† mahad-antaram/†††† athavā

††††††† my-lord,†† between†† you††† sea†† and†† great-difference††††††††††† surely

 

    ††tata:††† kṛcchreṇa††† svāmivacanān††† ††† tatra††† eva†††† prasūtā/

†††††††† then†† with-difficulty†† according-to-husbandís-word†† shethere†† just†† laying

 

    ††etat†††† sarvam†††† śrutvā†††† samudreṇaapi

††††† this†† all†††††††††† having-heard†† by-sea†††† also

††††† tat†† chaktijānārtham†††† tadamāni†††† apahṛtāni/

††††††††††††† his-strength-in-order-to-know†††† her-eggs††† were-carried-off

 

    ††tata:†† ṭiṭṭibha:††† śokārtā††† bhartāram†† āha/

††††††††† then††† hen††† with-sorrow-pained††† to-husband††† says

 

    ††nātha†† kaṭam†† āpatitam/††† tāni†† anāni†† me†† naṭāni/

†††††††††† lord,†† misery†† has-come††† thoseeggs†† of-me†††† are-lost

 

    ††ṭiṭṭibha:†† avadat/††† priye††† ††† bhaiī:/†† iti†† uktvā

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† dear†† not†† be-afraid††††††††††† having-sais

 

    ††pakiṇām††† melakam††† kṛtvā††† pakisvāmina:†† garuasya††† samīpam†† gata:/

of-birds†† assemblage†† having-made,of-bird-king-Garua†† to-proximity†† went

 

    ††tatra ††gatvā††† sakalavṛttāntam†† ṭiṭṭibhena

†††††††††† there†† having-gone†† the-whole-event††† by-sandpiper

††††† bhagavata:††† garuasya††† purata:††† niveditam/

†††††††††††††† of-blessed-Garua††††† in-front††† was-made-known

 

    ††deva †††samudreṇa†† aham††† svagṛhāvasthita:†† vinā†† aparādhenaevanigṛhīta:/

sire, by-sea ††i ††i-my-own-house-residing†††without††† offenceevenoppressed

††††††††i havebeenhumiliatedbythe oceaninside my own house though I had done nothingwrong

    ††tata:†† tat†† vacanam†† ākarṇya††† garutmatā††† prabhu:†† bhagavān††† nārāyaṇa:

then†† his-word†† having-heard†††by-Garua†††lord†††††holy ††††††Nārāyaṇa

sṛṭisthitipralayahetu:†† vijŮapta:††† samudramanadānāyaadideśa/

†††† of-creation-preservation-destruction-cause†† informed †††the-sea

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††eggs-to-surrender†† commanded

 

    ††tata:††† bhagavadājŮām††† maulau††† nidhāya††† samudreṇa

†††††††††† then†† his-holinessí-command†† on-crest†††† having-placed††† by-sea

†††††† ††tāni ††aṅāni††† ṭiṭṭibhāya†† samarpitāni//

†††††††† those†† eggs††† to-sandpiper††† given-back