tasyāṁ tu karhicic chaurir
vasudevaḥ kṛtodvahaḥ
devakyā sūryayā sārdhaṁ
prayāṇe ratham āruhat

 tasyām - in that place known as Mathurā; tu - indeed; karhicit - some time ago; śauriḥ - the demigod, descendant of Śūra; vasudevaḥ - who appeared as Vasudeva; kṛta-udvahaḥ - after being married; devakyā - Devakī; sūryayā - his newly married wife; sārdham - along with; prayāṇe - for returning home; ratham - the chariot; āruhat - mounted.


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Some time ago, Vasudeva, who belonged to the demigod family [or to the Śūra dynasty], married Devakī. After the marriage, he mounted his chariot to return home with his newly married wife.

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