- vimṛjyāśrūṇi pāṇibhyāṁ
- viṣṭabhyātmānam ātmanā
- ajāta-śatruṁ pratyūce
- prabhoḥ pādāv anusmaran
vimṛjya—smearing; aśrūṇi—tears of the eyes; pāṇibhyām—with his hands; viṣṭabhya—situated; ātmānam—the mind; ātmanā—by intelligence; ajāta-śatrum—unto Mahārāja Yudhiṣṭhira; pratyūce—began to reply; prabhoḥ—of his master; pādau—feet; anusmaran—thinking after.
First he slowly pacified his mind by intelligence, and wiping away his tears and thinking of the feet of his master, Dhṛtarāṣṭra, he began to reply to Mahārāja Yudhiṣṭhira.