fighting crores of armour-clad soldiers in the battle, this (prince), who was experienced
in affairs, came forth singly from among the foes pressing (around him)."
"When Trilochana (pala) had gone afar, the whole country was
overshadowed by hosts of fierce chandalas, which (resembled clouds of)
He failed. The Shahi power was shattered to
smithereens. For eight long years, from some obscure place, with the immortal faith of
those to whom death brings no defeat, Trilochanapala harassed Mahmud.
5 RT. Stein's English translation I, 272-73,