Chapter 1: Observing the Armies on the Battlefield of Kuruksetra
tatah sankhas ca bheryas ca
sa sabdas tumulo 'bhavat
tatah—thereafter; sankhah—conchshells; ca—also; bheryah—bugles; ca—and; panava-anaka—trumpets and drums; go-mukhah—horns; sahasa—all of a sudden; eva—certainly; abhyahanyanta—being simultaneously sounded; sah—that; sabdah—combined sound; tumulah—tumultuous; abhavat—became.
After that, the conchshells, bugles, trumpets, drums and horns were all suddenly sounded, and the combined sound was tumultuous.