सुस्रग्धरोऽथ सन्नह्य धन्वी खड्गी धृतेषुधि: ॥ ८ ॥
हेमाङ्गदलसब्दाहु: स्फुरन्मकरकुण्डल: ।
रराज रथमारूढो धिष्ण्यस्थ इव हव्यवाट् ॥ ९ ॥
susrag-dharo ’tha sannahya
dhanvī khaḍgī dhṛteṣudhiḥ
rarāja ratham ārūḍho
dhiṣṇya-stha iva havyavāṭ
atha — thereupon; āruhya — getting on; ratham — the chariot; divyam — celestial; bhṛgu-dattam — given by Śukrācārya; mahā-rathaḥ — Bali Mahārāja, the great charioteer; su-srak-dharaḥ — decorated with a nice garland; atha — thus; sannahya — covering his body with armor; dhanvī — equipped with a bow; khaḍgī — taking a sword; dhṛta-iṣudhiḥ — taking a quiver of arrows; hema-aṅgada-lasat-bāhuḥ — decorated with golden bangles on his arms; sphurat-makara-kuṇḍalaḥ — decorated with brilliant earrings resembling sapphires; rarāja — was illuminating; ratham ārūḍhaḥ — getting on the chariot; dhiṣṇya-sthaḥ — situated on the altar of sacrifice; iva — like; havya-vāṭ — worshipable fire.
Then, after getting on the chariot given by Śukrācārya, Bali Mahārāja, decorated with a nice garland, put protective armor on his body, equipped himself with a bow, and took up a sword and a quiver of arrows. When he sat down on the seat of the chariot, his arms decorated with golden bangles and his ears with sapphire earrings, he shone like a worshipable fire.