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SB 10.52.5

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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


bhagavān punar āvrajya
purīṁ yavana-veṣṭitām
hatvā mleccha-balaṁ ninye
tadīyaṁ dvārakāṁ dhanam


bhagavān—the Lord; punaḥ—once again; āvrajya—returning; purīm—to His city; yavana—by the Yavanas; veṣṭitām—surrounded; hatvā—killing; mleccha—of barbarians; balam—the army; ninye—He brought; tadīyam—their; dvārakām—to Dvārakā; dhanam—wealth.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


The Lord returned to Mathurā, which was still surrounded by Yavanas. Then He destroyed the army of barbarians and began taking their valuables to Dvārakā.


It is clear from this verse that Kālayavana alone pursued Lord Kṛṣṇa into the mountain cave. When Kṛṣṇa returned to the besieged city of Mathurā, He eliminated the vast barbarian army.

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