TEXT 19
śrī-rājovāca
kiṁ nimitto guroḥ śāpaḥ
saudāsasya mahātmanaḥ
etad veditum icchāmaḥ
kathyatāṁ na raho yadi
SYNONYMS
śrī-rājā uvāca—King Parīkṣit said; kim nimittaḥ—for what reason; guroḥ—of the spiritual master; śāpaḥ—curse; saudāsasya—of Saudāsa; mahā-ātmanaḥ—of the great soul; etat—this; veditum—to know; icchāmaḥ—I wish; kathyatām—please tell me; na—not; rahaḥ—confidential; yadi—if.
TRANSLATION
King Parīkṣit said: O Śukadeva Gosvāmī, why did Vasiṣṭha, the spiritual master of Saudāsa, curse that great soul? I wish to know of this. If it is not a confidential matter, please describe it to me.

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