Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- kathaṁ rāmam asambhrāntaṁ
- jitvājeyaṁ surāsuraiḥ
- śālvenālpīyasā nītaḥ
- pitā me balavān vidhiḥ
katham—how; rāmam—Lord Balarāma; asambhrāntam—never confused; jitvā—defeating; ajeyam—undefeatable; sura—by demigods; asuraiḥ—and demons; śālvena—by Śālva; alpīyasā—very small; nītaḥ—taken; pitā—father; me—My; bala-vān—powerful; vidhiḥ—fate.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
[Lord Kṛṣṇa said:] Balarāma is ever vigilant, and no demigod or demon can defeat Him. So how could this insignificant Śālva defeat Him and abduct My father? Indeed, fate is all-powerful!