TEXT 40
sri-suta uvaca
ittham dvija yadavadeva-dattah
srutva sva-ratus caritam vicitram
papraccha bhuyo pi tad eva punyam
vaiyasakim yan nigrhita-cetah
SYNONYMS
sri-sutah uvaca—Sri Suta Gosvami spoke to the assembled saints at Naimisaranya; ittham—in this way; dvijah—O learned brahmanas; yadava-deva-dattahMaharaja Pariksit (or Maharaja Yudhisthira), who was protected by Yadavadeva, Krsna; srutva—hearing; sva-ratuh—of Krsna, who was his savior within the womb of his mother, Uttara; caritam—the activities; vicitram—all wonderful; papraccha—inquired; bhuyah api—even again; tat eva—such activities; punyam—which are always full of pious activities (srnvatam sva-kathah krsnah punya-sravana-kirtanah: [SB 1.2.17] to hear about Krsna is always pious); vaiyasakim—unto Sukadeva Gosvami; yat—because; nigrhita-cetahPariksit Maharaja had already become steady in hearing about Krsna.
TRANSLATION
Sri Suta Gosvami said: O learned saints, the childhood pastimes of Sri Krsna are very wonderful. Maharaja Pariksit, after hearing about those pastimes of Krsna, who had saved him in the womb of his mother, became steady in his mind and again inquired from Sukadeva Gosvami to hear about those pious activities.

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