ete vayam nyasa-hara rasaukasam
gata-hriyo gadaya dravitas te
tisthamahe thapi kathancid ajau
stheyam kva yamo balinotpadya vairam
eteOurselves; vayamWe; nyasaof the charge; harahthieves; rasa-okasamof the inhabitants of Rasatala; gata-hriyahshameless; gadayaby the mace; dravitahchased; teyour; tisthamaheWe shall stay; atha apinevertheless; kathancitsomehow; ajauon the battlefield; stheyamWe must stay; kvawhere; yamahcan We go; balinawith a powerful enemy; utpadyahaving created; vairamenmity.
Certainly We have stolen the charge of the inhabitants of Rasatala and have lost all shame. Although bitten by your powerful mace, I shall stay here in the water for some time because, having created enmity with a powerful enemy, I now have no place to go.
The demon should have known that God cannot be driven out of any place, for He is all-pervading. Demons think of their possessions as their property, but actually everything belongs to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, who can take anything at any time He likes.

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