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SB 10.54.13

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda

TEXT 13

śaureḥ sapta-daśāhaṁ vai
saṁyugāni parājitaḥ
trayo-viṁśatibhiḥ sainyair
jigye ekam ahaṁ param


SYNONYMS

śaureḥ—with Kṛṣṇa; sapta-daśa—seventeen; aham—I; vai—indeed; saṁyugāni—battles; parājitaḥ—lost; trayaḥ-viṁśatibhiḥ—twenty-three; sainyaiḥ—with armies; jigye—won; ekam—one; aham—I; param—only.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

In battle with Kṛṣṇa I and my twenty-three armies lost seventeen times; only once did I defeat Him.


PURPORT

Jarāsandha offers his own life as an example of the inevitable happiness and distress of this material world.



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