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SB 10.50.23

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda

TEXT 23

gṛhṇan niśaṅgād atha sandadhac charān
vikṛṣya muñcan śita-bāṇa-pūgān
nighnan rathān kuñjara-vāji-pattīn
nirantaraṁ yadvad alāta-cakram


SYNONYMS

gṛhṇan—taking; niśaṅgāt—from His quiver; atha—then; sandadhat—fixing; śarān—arrows; vikṛṣya—pulling back; muñcan—releasing; śita—sharp; bāṇa—of arrows; pūgān—floods; nighnan—striking; rathān—chariots; kuñjara—elephants; vāji—horses; pattīn—and infantrymen; nirantaram—relentlessly; yadvat—just like; alāta-cakram—a burning torch whirled around to make a circle of fire.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

Lord Kṛṣṇa took arrows from His quiver, fixed them on the bowstring, pulled back, and released endless torrents of sharp shafts, which struck the enemy's chariots, elephants, horses and infantrymen. The Lord shooting His arrows resembled a blazing circle of fire.



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