TEXT 9
maitreya uvāca
īḍito bhagavān evaṁ
kapilākhyaḥ paraḥ pumān
vācāviklavayety āha
mātaraṁ mātṛ-vatsalaḥ
SYNONYMS
maitreyaḥ uvāca—Maitreya said; īḍitaḥ—praised; bhagavān—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; evam—thus; kapila-ākhyaḥ—named Kapila; paraḥ—supreme; pumān—person; vācā—with words; aviklavayā—grave; iti—thus; āha—replied; mātaram—to His mother; mātṛ-vatsalaḥ—very affectionate to His mother.
TRANSLATION
Thus the Supreme Personality of Godhead Kapila, satisfied by the words of His mother, towards whom He was very affectionate, replied with gravity.
PURPORT
Since the Lord is all-perfect, His exhibition of affection for His mother was also complete. After hearing the words of His mother, He most respectfully, with due gravity and good manners, replied.

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