1. 16

    प्रभाष्यैवं ददौ विद्यां प्रद्युम्नाय महात्मने । मायावती महामायां सर्वमायाविनाशिनीम् ।। १०-५५-१६ ।।

    [Śukadeva Gosvāmī continued:] Speaking thus, Māyāvatī gave to the great soul Pradyumna the mystic knowledge called Mahā-māyā, which vanquishes all other deluding spells. ।। 10-55-16 ।।

  2. 17

    स च शम्बरमभ्येत्य संयुगाय समाह्वयत् । अविषह्यैस्तमाक्षेपैः क्षिपन् सञ्जनयन् कलिम् ।। १०-५५-१७ ।।

    Pradyumna approached Śambara and called him to battle, hurling intolerable insults at him to foment a conflict. ।। 10-55-17 ।।

  3. 18

    सोऽधिक्षिप्तो दुर्वचोभिः पादाहत इवोरगः । निश्चक्राम गदापाणिरमर्षात्ताम्रलोचनः ।। १०-५५-१८ ।।

    Offended by these harsh words, Śambara became as agitated as a kicked snake. He came out, club in hand, his eyes red with rage. ।। 10-55-18 ।।

  4. 19

    गदामाविध्य तरसा प्रद्युम्नाय महात्मने । प्रक्षिप्य व्यनदन्नादं वज्रनिष्पेषनिष्ठुरम् ।। १०-५५-१९ ।।

    Śambara whirled his club swiftly about and then hurled it at the wise Pradyumna, producing a sound as sharp as a thunder crack. ।। 10-55-19 ।।

  5. 20

    तामापतन्तीं भगवान् प्रद्युम्नो गदया गदाम् । अपास्य शत्रवे क्रुद्धः प्राहिणोत्स्वगदां नृप ।। १०-५५-२० ।।

    As Śambara’s club came flying toward Him, Lord Pradyumna knocked it away with His own. Then, O King, Pradyumna angrily threw His club at the enemy. ।। 10-55-20 ।।