Canto 11: General HistoryChapter 30: The Disappearance of the Yadu Dynasty

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 11.30.21

vajra-kalpā hy abhavan

parighā muṣṭinā bhṛtāḥ

jaghnur dviṣas taiḥ kṛṣṇena

vāryamāṇās tu taḿ ca te

SYNONYMS

tāḥ — those stalks; vajra-kalpāḥas strong as thunderbolts; hi — indeed; abhavan — became; parighāḥ — iron staffs; muṣṭinā — with their fists; bhṛtāḥ — held; jaghnuḥ — they attacked; dviṣaḥ — their enemies; taiḥ — with these; kṛṣṇena — by Lord Kṛṣṇa; vāryamāṇāḥ — being checked; tu — although; tam — Him; caas well; te — they.

TRANSLATION

As soon as they took these cane stalks in their fists, the stalks changed into iron rods as hard as thunderbolts. With these weapons the warriors began attacking one another again and again, and when Lord Kṛṣṇa tried to stop them they attacked Him as well.

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