naicchad gadam diyamanam
sva-pauruse—his valor; pratihate—frustrated; hata—destroyed; manah—pride; maha-asurah—the great demon; na aicchat—desired not (to take); gadam—the mace; diyamanam—being offered; harina—by Hari; vigata-prabhah—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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