|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 36: The Slaying of Arista, the Bull Demon|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.36.11
gṛhītvā śṛńgayos taḿ vā
aṣṭādaśa padāni saḥ
gajaḥ prati-gajaḿ yathā
gṛhītvā — seizing; śṛńgayoḥ — by the horns; tam — him; vai — indeed; aṣṭādaśa — eighteen; padāni — steps; saḥ — He; pratyapovāha — threw back; bhagavān — the Supreme Lord; gajaḥ — an elephant; prati-gajam — a rival elephant; yathā — like.
The Supreme Lord Kṛṣṇa seized Ariṣṭāsura by the horns and threw him back eighteen steps, just as an elephant might do when fighting a rival elephant.
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