vrsaparva tam ajnaya
gurum prasadayan murdhna
padayoh patitah pathi
vrsaparva—the King of the demons; tam ajnaya—understanding the motive of Sukracarya; pratyanika—some curse; vivaksitam—desiring to speak; gurum—his spiritual master, Sukracarya; prasadayat—he satisfied immediately; murdhna—with his head; padayoh—at the feet; patitah—fell down; pathi—on the road.
King Vrsaparva understood that Sukracarya was coming to chastise or curse him. Consequently, before Sukracarya came to his house, Vrsaparva went out and fell down in the street at the feet of his guru and satisfied him, checking his wrath.
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