|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 42: The Breaking of the Sacrificial Bow|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.42.26-27
kaḿsas tu dhanuṣo bhańgaḿ
rakṣiṇāḿ sva-balasya ca
vadhaḿ niśamya govinda-
mṛtyor dautya-karāṇi ca
kaḿsaḥ — King Kaḿsa; tu — but; dhanuṣaḥ — of the bow; bhańgam — the breaking; rakṣiṇām — of the guards; sva — his; balasya — of the army; ca — and; vadham — the killing; niśamya — hearing of; govinda-rāma — of Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma; vikrīḍitam — the playing; param — merely; dīrgha — for a long time; prajāgaraḥ — remaining awake; bhītaḥ — afraid; durnimittāni — bad omens; durmatiḥ — the wicked-minded; bahūni — many; acaṣṭa — saw; ubhayathā — in both states (sleep and wakefulness); mṛtyoḥ — of death; dautya-karāṇi — the messengers; ca — and.
Wicked King Kaḿsa, on the other hand, was terrified, having heard how Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma had broken the bow and killed his guards and soldiers, all simply as a game. He remained awake for a long time, and both while awake and while dreaming he saw many bad omens, messengers of death.
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