- vajra-pāṇis tam āhedaṁ
- tiraskṛtya puraḥ-sthitam
- manasvinaṁ susampannaṁ
- vicarantaṁ mahā-mṛdhe
vajra-pāṇiḥ—Indra, who always carries in his hand the thunderbolt; tam—unto Bali Mahārāja; āha—addressed; idam—in this way; tiraskṛtya—chastising him; puraḥ-sthitam—standing before him; manasvinam—very sober and tolerant; su-sampannam—well equipped with paraphernalia for fighting; vicarantam—moving; mahā-mṛdhe—on the great battlefield.
Sober and tolerant and well equipped with paraphernalia for fighting, Bali Mahārāja moved before Indra on the great battlefield. King Indra, who always carries the thunderbolt in his hand, rebuked Bali Mahārāja as follows.