The Bhagavad Gita - Chapter 1.13
The Yoga of Arjuna’s Crisis
Then conches and kettledrums,
Cymbals and drums and horns,
All were suddenly sounded,
And the noise was tumultuous.
tatalḥ śañkhās ca bheryaś ca
and thereupon the conch horns and the kettledrums
the cymbals, drums, bull-mouths (trumpets)
all at once they were sounded
sa śabdas tumulo ‘bhavat
the uproar tumultuous it was.
And thereupon the conch horns and the kettledrums,
The cymbals, drums and trumpets All at once were sounded.
The uproar was tremendous.
tatas, then, thereupon, from thence.
śañkhās (m. nom. pl.), conch horns.
bheryas (f. nom. pl.), kettledrums.
paṇava (m.), cymbal, drum.
ānaka (m.), drum.
gomukhās (m. nom. pl.), trumpets, lit. “bullmouths” or “bull faces” (the plural refers to the whole compound). (paṇavanakagomukhās, m. nom. pl., DV cpd. the cymbals, drums and trumpets.)
sahasā (n. inst. sg.), suddenly, quickly, all at once.
eva, indeed (used as a rhythmic filler).
abhyahanyanta (3rd. pI. imperf. pass. abhi √han), they were struck, they sounded.
sas (m. nom. sg.), the, this.
(m. nom. sg.), sound, syllable, uproar.
tumulas (m. nom. sg.), tumultuous, noisy.
abhavat (3rd sg. imperf. act . √bhū), it was, it became.