The Crisis of the Elephant Gajendra
the lot fell to him
right there was caught by a
and angry crocodile.
elephant thereupon with all his strength strenuously
tried to get out of this dangerous position.
Gajendra's Prayers of Surrender
(33) Seeing him in pain, the Unborn One, so full
of mercy, alighted immediately and saved him with His disc, before the
eyes of all the godly souls present, by severing the snout from the
crocodile’s trunk and pulled Gajendra out of the water.'
Gajendra Returns to the Spiritual World
I have described to
great King, concerning the belief in Lord Krishna that delivered King
Gajendra, promotes those who hear about it to the heavenly spheres and
increases their reputation. It takes away the darkness of the
immorality of Kali-yuga [see 1.17: 24-25]
an end to bad dreams, oh best of