|Canto 3: The Status Quo||Chapter 19: The Killing of the Demon Hiraṇyākṣa|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 3.19.12
naicchad gadāḿ dīyamānāḿ
sva-pauruṣe — his valor; pratihate — frustrated; hata — destroyed; mānaḥ — pride; mahā-asuraḥ — the great demon; na aicchat — desired not (to take); gadām — the mace; dīyamānām — being offered; hariṇā — by Hari; vigata-prabhaḥ — reduced in splendor.
His valor thus frustrated, the great demon felt humiliated and was put out of countenance. He was reluctant to take back the mace when it was offered by the Personality of Godhead.
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