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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.10.10-12
gṛdhraiḥ kańkair bakair anye
śarabhair mahiṣaiḥ khaḍgair
śivābhir ākhubhiḥ kecit
kṛkalāsaiḥ śaśair naraiḥ
bastair eke kṛṣṇa-sārair
haḿsair anye ca sūkaraiḥ
senayor ubhayo rājan
viviśus te 'grato 'grataḥ
gṛdhraiḥ — on the backs of vultures; kańkaiḥ — on the backs of eagles; bakaiḥ — on the backs of ducks; anye — others; śyena — on the backs of hawks; bhāsaiḥ — on the backs of bhāsas; timińgilaiḥ — on the backs of big fish known as timińgilas; śarabhaiḥ — on the backs of śarabhas; mahiṣaiḥ — on the backs of buffalo; khaḍgaiḥ — on the backs of rhinoceroses; go — on the backs of cows; vṛṣaiḥ — on the backs of bulls; gavaya-aruṇaiḥ — on the backs of gavayas and aruṇas; śivābhiḥ — on the backs of jackals; ākhubhiḥ — on the backs of big rats; kecit — some persons; kṛkalāsaiḥ — on the backs of big lizards; śaśaiḥ — on the backs of big rabbits; naraiḥ — on the backs of human beings; bastaiḥ — on the backs of goats; eke — some; kṛṣṇa-sāraiḥ — on the backs of black deer; haḿsaiḥ — on the backs of swans; anye — others; ca — also; sūkaraiḥ — on the backs of boars; anye — others; jala-sthala-khagaiḥ — animals moving on the water, on land and in the sky; sattvaiḥ — by creatures being used as vehicles; vikṛta — are deformed; vigrahaiḥ — by such animals whose bodies; senayoḥ — of the two parties of soldiers; ubhayoḥ — of both; rājan — O King; viviśuḥ — entered; te — all of them; agrataḥ agrataḥ — going forward face to face.
O King, some soldiers fought on the backs of vultures, eagles, ducks, hawks and bhāsa birds. Some fought on the backs of timińgilas, which can devour huge whales, some on the backs of śarabhas, and some on buffalo, rhinoceroses, cows, bulls, jungle cows and aruṇas. Others fought on the backs of jackals, rats, lizards, rabbits, human beings, goats, black deer, swans and boars. In this way, mounted on animals of the water, land and sky, including animals with deformed bodies, both armies faced each other and went forward.
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His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda, Founder Ācārya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness