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SB 10.78.38

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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


ṛṣaya ūcuḥ
ilvalasya suto ghoro
balvalo nāma dānavaḥ
sa dūṣayati naḥ satram
etya parvaṇi parvaṇi


ṛṣayaḥ ūcuḥ—the sages said; ilvalasya—of Ilvala; sutaḥ—the son; ghoraḥ—fearsome; balvalaḥ nāma—named Balvala; dānavaḥ—demon; saḥ—he; dūṣayati—contaminates; naḥ—our; satram—sacrifice; etya—coming; parvaṇi parvaṇi—on each new-moon day.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


The sages said: A fearsome demon named Balvala, the son of Ilvala, comes here every new-moon day and contaminates our sacrifice.


First the sages tell Lord Balarāma the favor they would like Him to do for them.

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