SB 9.10.26


hā hatāḥ sma vayaṁ nātha
loka-rāvaṇa rāvaṇa
kaṁ yāyāc charaṇaṁ laṅkā
tvad-vihīnā parārditā


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alas; as he did it; certainly; clearly; completely manifested; have been; in fact; in that way; in the past; indeed; it is evident; it so happened; of course; oh; positively; so celebrated; so he did; so they did; still; then; there were; thus; very clearly.
—alas; hatāḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bighatah

being killed; being spoiled; curbed; destroyed; has been killed; killed; slain; struck; was killed; wounded by.
—killed; smaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsma

as done in the past; as in the past; as it were; as we have become; at all times; certainly; did not; distinctly; ever; formerly; from yore; He did so; in the past; indeed; shall; shall be; so became; take it; thus; used to; was; we had done so; with.
—in the past; vayamplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigvayam

age; all of us (the Daityas); all of us; I; of us; us; we (are); we (Prahlāda Mahārāja); we (the demigods); we (the great sages and the ministers and adherents of the King); we (the hearer); we; we also; we are.
—all of us; nāthaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bignātha

Lords; My Lord; O husband; O Lord; O master; O my Lord; O protector; the master.
—O protector; lokaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigloka

the region of the Siddhas.
-rāvaṇaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigrāvaṇa

by Rāvaṇa; O Rāvaṇa, one who can cause crying of others; Rāvaṇa; the demon Rāvaṇa.
—O husband, who created the crying of so many other people; rāvaṇaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigrāvaṇa

by Rāvaṇa; O Rāvaṇa, one who can cause crying of others; Rāvaṇa; the demon Rāvaṇa.
—O Rāvaṇa, one who can cause crying of others; kamplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigkam

by whom; Dakṣa; head; the water; to whom; unto what; unto whom; what; who else; whom; your head.
—unto whom; yāyātplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigyāyāt

can reach; may get; will go.
—will go; śaraṇamplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsaranam

—shelter; laṅkāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_biglaṅkā

Laṅkā; the state of Laṅkā.
—the state of Laṅkā; tvatplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigtvat

but for You; by You; from You; from your good self; in You; of You; than You; to You; you; Your; Yourself.
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—being bereft of your good self; paraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigpara

and of others; get it; higher; O Supreme; of another; of others; of the transcendental Lord; other; others; outsider; previous; the conclusion at the end; the Supreme; transcendental.
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aggrieved; being distressed.
—being defeated by the enemies. 


O my lord, O master! You epitomized trouble for others, and therefore you were called Rāvaṇa. But now that you have been defeated, we also are defeated, for without you the state of Laṅkā has been conquered by the enemy. To whom will it go for shelter? 


Rāvaṇa’s wife Mandodarī and the other wives knew very well how cruel a person Rāvaṇa was. The very word “Rāvaṇa” means “one who causes crying for others.” Rāvaṇa continuously caused trouble for others, but when his sinful activities culminated in giving trouble to Sītādevī, he was killed by Lord Rāmacandra.