|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 43: Kṛṣṇa Kills the Elephant Kuvalayāpīḍa|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.43.2
tasmin nāgam avasthitam
rańga — of the arena; dvāram — the gate; samāsādya — reaching; tasmin — in that place; nāgam — an elephant; avasthitam — standing; apaśyat — He saw; kuvalayāpīḍam — named Kuvalayāpīḍa; kṛṣṇaḥ — Lord Kṛṣṇa; ambaṣṭha — by his keeper; pracoditam — urged on.
When Lord Kṛṣṇa reached the entrance to the arena, He saw the elephant Kuvalayāpīḍa blocking His way at the urging of his keeper.
The elephant-keeper revealed his malicious intent by blocking Lord Kṛṣṇa's entrance into the arena.
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