|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 42: The Breaking of the Sacrificial Bow|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.42.36
mallāḥ sv-alańkṛtāḥ dṛptāḥ
vādyamāneṣu — as they were being played; tūryeṣu — the musical instruments; malla — suitable for wrestling; tāla — with meters; uttareṣu — prominent; ca — and; mallāḥ — the wrestlers; su-alańkṛtāḥ — well ornamented; dṛptāḥ — proud; sa-upādhyāyāḥ — together with their instructors; samāsata — came and sat down.
While the musical instruments loudly played in the rhythmic meters appropriate for wrestling matches, the lavishly ornamented wrestlers proudly entered the arena with their coaches and sat down.
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