एवं दैत्यैर्महामायैरलक्ष्यगतिभी रणे ।
सृज्यमानासु मायासु विषेदुः सुरसैनिकाः ॥५२॥

evaṁ daityair mahā-māyair
alakṣya-gatibhī raṇe
sṛjyamānāsu māyāsu
viṣeduḥ sura-sainikāḥ

 evam - thus; daityaiḥ - by the demons; mahā-māyaiḥ - who were expert in creating illusions; alakṣya-gatibhiḥ - but invisible; raṇe - in the fight; sṛjyamānāsu māyāsu - because of the creation of such an illusory atmosphere; viṣeduḥ - became morose; sura-sainikāḥ - the soldiers of the demigods.


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While this magical atmosphere in the fight was being created by the invisible demons, who were expert in such illusions, the soldiers of the demigods became morose.

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