- śaraṁ dhanuṣi sandhāya
- muhūrte 'bhijitīśvaraḥ
- dadāha tena durbhedyā
- haro 'tha tripuro nṛpa
śaram—the arrows; dhanuṣi—on the bow; sandhāya—joining together; muhūrte abhijiti—at noon; īśvaraḥ—Lord Śiva; dadāha—set afire; tena—by them (the arrows); durbhedyāḥ—very difficult to pierce; haraḥ—Lord Śiva; atha—in this way; tri-puraḥ—the three residences of the demons; nṛpa—O King Yudhiṣṭhira.
My dear King Yudhiṣṭhira, the most powerful Lord Śiva joined the arrows to his bow, and at noon he set fire to all three residences of the demons and thus destroyed them.