hanyamānān svakān dṛṣṭvā
vārayām āsa saṁrabdhān
hanyamānān—being killed; svakān—his own soldiers; dṛṣṭvā—after seeing; puruṣa-anucaraiḥ—by the associates of the Supreme Person; baliḥ—Bali Mahārāja; vārayām āsa—forbade; saṁrabdhān—even though they were very angry; kāvya-śāpam—the curse given by Śukrācārya; anusmaran—remembering.
When Bali Mahārāja saw that his own soldiers were being killed by the associates of Lord Viṣṇu, he remembered the curse of Śukrācārya and forbade his soldiers to continue fighting.
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