TEXT 18
hanyamānān svakān dṛṣṭvā
puruṣānucarair baliḥ
vārayām āsa saṁrabdhān
kāvya-śāpam anusmaran
SYNONYMS
hanyamānān—being killed; svakān—his own soldiers; dṛṣṭvā—after seeing; puruṣa-anucaraiḥ—by the associates of the Supreme Person; baliḥBali Mahārāja; vārayām āsa—forbade; saṁrabdhān—even though they were very angry; kāvya-śāpam—the curse given by Śukrācārya; anusmaran—remembering.
TRANSLATION
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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