|Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations||Chapter 11: King Indra Annihilates the Demons|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.11.17
tasya tat pūjayan karma
śūlena jvalatā taḿ tu
smayamāno 'hanan mṛdhe
tasya — of Mātali; tat — that service (bringing the chariot before Indra); pūjayan — appreciating; karma — such service to the master; yantuḥ — of the chariot driver; dānava-sat-tamaḥ — the best of the demons, namely Jambhāsura; śūlena — by his trident; jvalatā — which was blazing fire; tam — Mātali; tu — indeed; smayamānaḥ — smiling; ahanat — struck; mṛdhe — in the battle.
Appreciating Mātali's service, Jambhāsura, the best of the demons, smiled. Nonetheless, he struck Mātali in the battle with a trident of blazing fire.
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