nirjita asura devair
mayam saranam ayayuh
sri-naradah uvaca—Sri Narada Muni said; nirjitah—being defeated; asurah—all the demons; devaih—by the demigods; yudhi—in battle; anena—by Lord Krsna; upabrmhitaih—increased in power; mayinam—of all the demons; parama-acaryam—the best and largest; mayam—unto Maya Danava; saranam—shelter; ayayuh—took.
Narada Muni said: When the demigods, who are always powerful by the mercy of Lord Krsna, fought with the asuras, the asuras were defeated, and therefore they took shelter of Maya Danava, the greatest of the demons.
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