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SB 8.21.9

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 9

mahīṁ sarvāṁ hṛtāṁ dṛṣṭvā
tripada-vyāja-yācñayā
ūcuḥ sva-bhartur asurā
dīkṣitasyātyamarṣitāḥ


SYNONYMS

mahīm—land; sarvām—all; hṛtām—lost; dṛṣṭvā—after seeing; tri-pada-vyāja-yācñayā—by simply asking three steps of land; ūcuḥ—said; sva-bhartuḥ—of their master; asurāḥ—the demons; dīkṣitasya—of Bali Mahārāja, who was so determined in the sacrifice; ati—very much; amarṣitāḥ—for whom the function was unbearable.


TRANSLATION

When the demoniac followers of Mahārāja Bali saw that their master, who had been determined in performing sacrifice, had lost all his possessions to Vāmanadeva, who had taken them away on the plea of begging three paces of land, they were very angry and spoke as follows.



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