Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- tam āpatantam āsādya
- bhagavān madhusūdanaḥ
- nigṛhya pāṇinā hastaṁ
- pātayām āsa bhū-tale
tam—him; āpatantam—attacking; āsādya—confronting; bhagavān—the Supreme Lord; madhu-sūdanaḥ—the killer of the demon Madhu; nigṛhya—firmly seizing; pāṇinā—with His hand; hastam—his trunk; pātayām āsa—He made him fall; bhū-tale—onto the ground.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
The Supreme Lord, killer of the demon Madhu, confronted the elephant as he attacked. Seizing his trunk with one hand, Kṛṣṇa threw him to the ground.