Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- tad balābalavad yuddhaṁ
- sametāḥ sarva-yoṣitaḥ
- ūcuḥ parasparaṁ rājan
- sānukampā varūthaśaḥ
tat—that; bala-abala—the strong and the weak; vat—involving; yuddham—fight; sametāḥ—assembled; sarva—all; yoṣitaḥ—the women; ūcuḥ—said; parasparam—to one another; rājan—O King (Parīkṣit); sa-anukampāḥ—feeling compassion; varūthaśaḥ—in groups.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
My dear King, all the women present, considering the match an unfair fight between the strong and the weak, felt extreme anxiety due to compassion. They assembled in groups around the arena and spoke to one another as follows.