Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- bāṇasya tanayām ūṣām
- upayeme yadūttamaḥ
- tatra yuddham abhūd ghoraṁ
- hari-śaṅkarayor mahat
- etat sarvaṁ mahā-yogin
- samākhyātuṁ tvam arhasi
śrī-rājā uvāca—the King (Parīkṣit Mahārāja) said; bāṇasya—of the demon Bāṇa; tanayām—the daughter; ūṣām—named Ūṣā; upayeme—married; yadu-uttamaḥ—the best of the Yadus (Aniruddha); tatra—in connection with that; yuddham—a battle; abhūt—occurred; ghoram—fearsome; hari-śaṅkarayoḥ—between Lord Hari (Kṛṣṇa) and Lord Śaṅkara (Śiva); mahat—great; etat—this; sarvam—all; mahā-yogin—O great mystic; samākhyātum—to explain; tvam—you; arhasi—deserve.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
King Parīkṣit said: The best of the Yadus married Bāṇāsura's daughter, Ūṣā, and as a result a great, fearsome battle occurred between Lord Hari and Lord Śaṅkara. Please explain everything about this incident, O most powerful of mystics.