- ghoram ādāya paraśuṁ
- satūṇaṁ varma kārmukam
- anvadhāvata durmarṣo
- mṛgendra iva yūthapam
ghoram—extremely fierce; ādāya—taking in hand; paraśum—a chopper; sa-tūṇam—along with a quiver; varma—a shield; kārmukam—a bow; anvadhāvata—followed; durmarṣaḥ—Lord Paraśurāma, being exceedingly angry; mṛgendraḥ—a lion; iva—like; yūthapam—(goes to attack) an elephant.
Taking up his fierce chopper, his shield, his bow and a quiver of arrows, Lord Paraśurāma, exceedingly angry, chased Kārtavīryārjuna just as a lion chases an elephant.