TEXT 11
maitreya uvāca
sa prahasya mahā-bāho
bhagavān śabda-gocaraḥ
pratyācaṣṭātma-bhūr devān
prīṇan rucirayā girā
SYNONYMS
maitreyaḥ uvāca—Maitreya said; saḥ—he; prahasya—smiling; mahā-bāho—O mighty-armed (Vidura); bhagavān—the possessor of all opulences; śabda-gocaraḥ—who is understood by transcendental sound vibration; pratyācaṣṭa—replied; ātma-bhūḥ—Lord Brahmā; devān—the demigods; prīṇan—satisfying; rucirayā—with sweet; girā—words.
TRANSLATION
Śrī Maitreya said: Thus Lord Brahmā, who is understood by transcendental vibration, tried to satisfy the demigods, being pleased with their words of prayer.
PURPORT
Brahmā could understand the misdeeds of Diti, and therefore he smiled at the whole situation. He replied to the demigods present there in words they could understand.

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