|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 79: Lord Balarāma Goes on Pilgrimage|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.79.6
so 'patad bhuvi nirbhinna-
lalāṭo 'sṛk samutsṛjan
muñcann ārta-svaraḿ śailo
yathā vajra-hato 'ruṇaḥ
saḥ — he, Balvala; apatat — fell; bhuvi — to the ground; nirbhinna — cracked open; lalāṭaḥ — his forehead; asṛk — blood; samutsṛjan — gushing; muñcan — releasing; ārta — of agony; svaram — a sound; śailaḥ — a mountain; yathā — like; vajra — by a lightning bolt; hataḥ — struck; aruṇaḥ — reddish.
Balvala cried out in agony and fell to the ground, his forehead cracked open and gushing blood. He resembled a red mountain struck by a lightning bolt.
According to the ācāryas, the demon appeared reddish with blood, like a mountain red with oxide.
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