- rāma rāma mahābāho
- bhavān pāpam akāraṣīt
- avadhīn naradevaṁ yat
- sarva-devamayaṁ vṛthā
rāma rāma—my dear son Paraśurāma; mahābāho—O great hero; bhavān—you; pāpam—sinful activities; akāraṣīt—have executed; avadhīt—have killed; naradevam—the king; yat—who is; sarva-deva-mayam—the embodiment of all the demigods; vṛthā—unnecessarily.
O great hero, my dear son Paraśurāma, you have unnecessarily killed the king, who is supposed to be the embodiment of all the demigods. Thus you have committed a sin.