Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- maya-putro mahā-māyo
- vyomo gopāla-veṣa-dhṛk
- meṣāyitān apovāha
- prāyaś corāyito bahūn
maya-putraḥ—a son of the demon Maya; mahā māyaḥ—a powerful magician; vyomaḥ—named Vyoma; gopāla—of a cowherd boy; veṣa—the disguise; dhṛk—assuming; meṣāyitān—those who were acting as sheep; apovāha—he took away; prāyaḥ—almost all; corāyitaḥ—pretending to be playing as a thief; bahūn—many.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
A powerful magician named Vyoma, son of the demon Maya, then appeared on the scene in the guise of a cowherd boy. Pretending to join the game as a thief, he proceeded to steal most of the cowherd boys who were acting as sheep.