|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 34: Nanda Mahārāja Saved and Śańkhacūḍa Slain|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.34.7
tasya cākranditaḿ śrutvā
grastaḿ ca dṛṣṭvā vibhrāntāḥ
sarpaḿ vivyadhur ulmukaiḥ
tasya — his; ca — and; ākranditam — the crying out; śrutvā — hearing; gopālāḥ — the cowherds; sahasā — suddenly; utthitāḥ — rising up; grastam — seized; ca — and; dṛṣṭvā — seeing; vibhrāntāḥ — disturbed; sarpam — the snake; vivyadhuḥ — they beat; ulmukaiḥ — with flaming torches.
When the cowherd men heard the cries of Nanda, they immediately rose up and saw that he was being swallowed. Distraught, they beat the serpent with blazing torches.
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