From there, he led groups of Kansa and Osage to scout for Spanish garrisons.
As the time for fulfilling the prophecy approaches, Kansa grows fearful.
And after killing that slayer of Kansa and Kesi, will I return!
For an earlier visit to a Kansa village see our volume xiv, pp. 184-200.
Then they defeat and slay Kansa's two wrestlers Chanura and Mushtika.
When Kansa (Devakis brother) heard of his birth, he ordered all newly-born infants to be slain.
In some respects this is the most interesting description of a Kansa village given in the present work.
Kansa receives him and on his way back Vasudeva meets him at the river.
When all this had happened a voice came to Kansa saying: ‘The boy destined to destroy thee is born, and is now living.’
Kansa is greatly shaken and orders all male children to be killed, but releases Vasudeva and Devaki.