Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- śrī-śuka uvāca
- evaṁ carcita-saṅkalpo
- bhagavān madhusūdanaḥ
- āsasādātha caṇūraṁ
- muṣṭtikaṁ rohiṇī-sutaḥ
śrī-śukaḥ uvāca—Śukadeva Gosvāmī said; evam—thus; saṅkalpaḥ—His determination; bhagavān—the Supreme Lord; āsasāda—confronted; atha—then; cāṇūram—Cāṇūra; muṣṭikam—Muṣṭika; rohiṇī-sutaḥ—the son of Rohiṇī, Lord Balarāma.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: Thus addressed, Lord Kṛṣṇa made up His mind to accept the challenge. He paired off with Cāṇūra, and Lord Balarāma with Muṣṭika.