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SB 10.83.23

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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 23

sajyaṁ kṛtvāpare vīrā
māgadhāmbaṣṭha-cedipāḥ
bhīmo duryodhanaḥ karṇo
nāvidaṁs tad-avasthitim


SYNONYMS

sajyam—strung; kṛtvā—making (the bow); apare—other; vīrāḥ—heroes; māgadha—the King of Magadha (Jarāsandha); ambaṣṭha—the King of Ambaṣṭha; cedi-pāḥ—the ruler of Cedi (Śiśupāla); bhīmaḥ duryodhanaḥ karṇaḥ—Bhīma, Duryodhana and Karṇa; na avidan—they could not find; tad—of it (the target); avasthitim—the location.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

A few heroes—namely Jarāsandha, Śiśupāla, Bhīma, Duryodhana, Karṇa and the King of Ambaṣṭha—succeeded in stringing the bow, but none of them could find the target.


PURPORT

These kings were very strong physically, but they were not skillful enough to find the target.



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