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Part 7: Death of Anantavīrya

Aparājita and Anantavīrya, possessing right belief, guarded the kingdom, united like the Aśvins. At the end of a life of eighty-four lacs of pūrvas Janārdana went to the first hell because of nikācita karma. As a hell-inhabitant there, for forty-two thousand years he experienced many kinds of pain. There is no escape from karma that has been earned. Camara, Viṣṇu’s father in a former birth came there and quieted the pain. Verily, affection for offspring is powerful. Anantavīrya’s soul, desiring emancipation completely, endured the pain, recalling his acts by means of clairvoyant knowledge.

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