भीत: प्रपन्नार्तिहरोपसादित: ।
तत् पालयैनं कुरु हस्तपङ्कजं
शिरस्यमुष्याखिलकल्मषापहम् ॥ ३१ ॥
tat pālayainaṁ kuru hasta-paṅkajaṁ
tasya — of him (Bhaumāsura); ātma-jaḥ — son; ayam — this; tava — Your; pāda — feet; paṅkajam — lotuslike; bhītaḥ — afraid; prapanna — of those who take shelter; ārti — the distress; hara — O You who remove; upasāditaḥ — has approached; tat — therefore; pālaya — please protect; enam — him; kuru — place; hasta-paṅkajam — Your lotus hand; śirasi — on the head; amuṣya — his; akhila — all; kalmaṣa — sins; apaham — which eradicates.
Here is the son of Bhaumāsura. Frightened, he is approaching Your lotus feet, since You remove the distress of all who seek refuge in You. Please protect him. Place Your lotus hand, which dispels all sins, upon his head.
Here the earth-goddess seeks protection for her grandson, who has been frightened by all the terribly violent events that just took place.