kim no rajyena govinda kim bhogair jivitena va
yesham arthe kankshitam no rajyam bhogah sukhani ca
ta ime’vasthita yuddhe pranams tyaktva dhanani ca
acaryah pitarah putras tathaiva ca pitamahah
matulah shvashurah pautrah shyalah sambandhinas tatha
etan na hantum icchami ghnato’pi madhusudana
O Govinda (Krishna), of what avail to us are kingdoms, happiness, or even life itself when all those for whom we may desire them are now arrayed on this battlefield? O Govinda, of what use is a kingdom and it’s pleasures if those for whom we desire all this – our teachers, elders, sons, grandfathers, maternal uncles, fathers-in-law, grandsons, brothers-in-law and other relatives that are present here on this battlefield – are ready to jeopardize their kingdoms and their lives in this battle? O Madhusudana, even if they wish to slay me, I have no desire to slay them.