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The victory of the gods, including Krsna, is brought about through the goddess, who is born of Yasoda and then changes place with Krsna, thus sparing Krsna's life at the hands of evil king Kamsa, deluding him (mohayitva ca tam kamsam .
Because this goddess succeeds in confusing Kamsa by making him believe that Devaki's fear of him caused her miscarriage, in spite of the fact that she knew that Kamsa could just as easily destroy her, as he did the first six children of Devaki, Visnu promises her a permanent place among the divinities (47.
In order to trick Kamsa, Vasudeva goes ahead with the planned exchange of the children.
Having exchanged Krsna and Nidra, Vasudeva can now announce to King Kamsa that Devaki has given birth to a girl.
Kamsa, for his part, knows nothing about this goddess strength, and when he is killed in the arena of Mathura (76.
This goddess is neither Devaki's daughter, nor Krsna's real sister: they are fictitious family relationships which the goddess uses to trick Kamsa.
The narrator reminds us that Krsna was born at the same time as Ekanamsa and that it was for this reason that he succeeded in destroying Kamsa and his henchmen.
In order to vanquish King Kamsa at Mathura, Visnu himself arranged for Sesa-Samkarsana and Nidra-Ekanamsa to precede him.
She assumes the role of "sister of Krsna or Vasudeva" while she is preparing Visnu's manifestation by thwarting the intrigues of Kamsa, Krsna's adversary.
The warden of the arsenal brings word to King Kamsa that the Bow intended for a celebration had been pulled out of shape and broken by a stranger.
The lord [Krsna] was born at the same hour and at the same instant as she, and it is for this reason (yatkrte) that the Purusottam was able to kill Kamsa and his troops" (HI 96.
The word kamsa developed into the name for the special copper-based metals that were often used for such vessels, namely bronze and especially brass, and k[bar{a}]msya arose as the word referring both to such metal and to things ordinarily made of that metal.