|Canto 9: Liberation||Chapter 10: The Pastimes of the Supreme Lord, Rāmacandra|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 9.10.26
hā hatāḥ sma vayaḿ nātha
kaḿ yāyāc charaṇaḿ lańkā
hā — alas; hatāḥ — killed; sma — in the past; vayam — all of us; nātha — O protector; loka-rāvaṇa — O husband, who created the crying of so many other people; rāvaṇa — O Rāvaṇa, one who can cause crying of others; kam — unto whom; yāyāt — will go; śaraṇam — shelter; lańkā — the state of Lańkā; tvat-vihīnā — being bereft of your good self; para-arditā — being defeated by the enemies.
O my lord, O master! You epitomized trouble for others, and therefore you were called Rāvaṇa. But now that you have been defeated, we also are defeated, for without you the state of Lańkā has been conquered by the enemy. To whom will it go for shelter?
Rāvaṇa's wife Mandodarī and the other wives knew very well how cruel a person Rāvaṇa was. The very word "Rāvaṇa" means "one who causes crying for others." Rāvaṇa continuously caused trouble for others, but when his sinful activities culminated in giving trouble to Sītādevī, he was killed by Lord Rāmacandra.
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