Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- edhamāne guṇe sattve
- devānāṁ balam edhate
- asurāṇāṁ ca rajasi
- tamasy uddhava rakṣasām
edhamāne—when it is increasing; guṇe—the mode; sattve—of goodness; devānām—of the demigods; balam—the strength; edhate—increases; asurāṇām—of the enemies of the demigods; ca—and; rajasi—when the mode of passion increases; tamasi—when the mode of ignorance increases; uddhava—O Uddhava; rakṣasām—of the man-eating monsters.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
With the increase of the mode of goodness, the strength of the demigods similarly increases. When passion increases, the demoniac become strong. And with the rise of ignorance, O Uddhava, the strength of the most wicked increases.