babhau prthivyam patitam samujjvalam
ha heti sadhv ity rsayah suresvara
malyair mukundam vikiranta idire
Fallen on the ground, Bhaumasura’s head shone brilliantly, decorated as it was with earrings and an attractive helmet. As cries of “Alas, alas!” and “Well done!” arose, the sages and principal demigods worshiped Lord Mukunda by showering Him with flower garlands.