Canto 10: The Summum BonumChapter 15: The Killing of Dhenuka, the Ass Demon

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.15.30

sametya tarasā pratyag

dvābhyāḿ padbhyāḿ balaḿ balī

nihatyorasi -śabdaḿ

muñcan paryasarat khalaḥ

SYNONYMS

sametya — meeting Him; tarasā — swiftly; pratyak — hind; dvābhyām — with the two; padbhyām — legs; balam — Lord Baladeva; balī — the powerful demon; nihatya — striking; urasi — upon the chest; -śabdaman ugly braying sound; muñcan — releasing; paryasarat — ran around; khalaḥ — the jackass.

TRANSLATION

The powerful demon rushed up to Lord Baladeva and sharply struck the Lord's chest with the hooves of his hind legs. Then Dhenuka began to run about, braying loudly.

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