Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- śaureḥ sapta-daśāhaṁ vai
- saṁyugāni parājitaḥ
- trayo-viṁśatibhiḥ sainyair
- jigye ekam ahaṁ param
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
In battle with Kṛṣṇa I and my twenty-three armies lost seventeen times; only once did I defeat Him.
Jarāsandha offers his own life as an example of the inevitable happiness and distress of this material world.