1. 41

    एकदा मातुलेयं वै प्राह राजन् वृकोदरः । न शक्तोऽहं जरासन्धं निर्जेतुं युधि माधव ।। १०-७२-४१ ।।

    "Once, Bhimasena said to the king, 'O ruler, I am not able to defeat Jarasandha in battle, O Madhava!'" ।। 10-72-41 ।।

  2. 42

    शत्रोर्जन्ममृती विद्वाञ्जीवितं च जराकृतम् । पार्थमाप्याययन् स्वेन तेजसाचिन्तयद्धरिः ।। १०-७२-४२ ।।

    Lord Kṛṣṇa knew the secret of His enemy Jarāsandha’s birth and death, and also how he had been given life by the demoness Jarā. Considering all this, Lord Kṛṣṇa imparted His special power to Bhīma. ।। 10-72-42 ।।

  3. 43

    सञ्चिन्त्यारिवधोपायं भीमस्यामोघदर्शनः । दर्शयामास विटपं पाटयन्निव संज्ञया ।। १०-७२-४३ ।।

    Having determined how to kill the enemy, that Lord of infallible vision made a sign to Bhīma by tearing in half a small branch of a tree. ।। 10-72-43 ।।

  4. 44

    तद्विज्ञाय महासत्त्वो भीमः प्रहरतां वरः । गृहीत्वा पादयोः शत्रुं पातयामास भूतले ।। १०-७२-४४ ।।

    Understanding this sign, mighty Bhīma, the best of fighters, seized his opponent by the feet and threw him to the ground. ।। 10-72-44 ।।

  5. 45

    एकं पादं पदाऽऽक्रम्य दोर्भ्यामन्यं प्रगृह्य सः । गुदतः पाटयामास शाखमिव महागजः ।। १०-७२-४५ ।।

    Bhīma pressed down on one leg with his foot while grabbing Jarāsandha’s other leg in his hands, and just as a great elephant might break the branch of a tree, Bhīma tore Jarāsandha apart from the anus upward. ।। 10-72-45 ।।