विसृज्य दुद्रुवुर्दैत्या हन्यमाना: स्वमालयम् ॥ १८ ॥
visṛjya dudruvur daityā
hanyamānāḥ svam ālayam
tasya — his (Purañjaya’s); iṣu-pāta — the throwing of the arrows; abhimukham — in front of; yuga-anta — at the end of the millennium; agnim — the flames; iva — exactly like; ulbaṇam — fierce; visṛjya — giving up the attack; dudruvuḥ — ran away; daityāḥ — all the demons; hanyamānāḥ — being killed (by Purañjaya); svam — own; ālayam — to the residence.
To save themselves from the blazing arrows of Indravāha, which resembled the flames of devastation at the end of the millennium, the demons who remained when the rest of their army was killed fled very quickly to their respective homes.