Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- ity uddhavenāty-anurakta-cetasā
- pṛṣṭo jagat-krīḍanakaḥ sva-śaktibhiḥ
- gṛhīta-mūrti-traya īśvareśvaro
- jagāda sa-prema-manohara-smitaḥ
śrī-śukaḥ uvāca—Śrī Śukadeva Gosvāmī said; iti—thus; uddhavena—by Uddhava; ati-anurakta—extremely attached; cetasā—whose heart; pṛṣṭaḥ—asked; jagat—the universe; krīḍanakaḥ—whose plaything; sva-śaktibhiḥ—by His own energies; gṛhīta—who has assumed; mūrti—personal forms; trayaḥ—three; īśvara—of all controllers; īśvaraḥ—the supreme controller; jagāda—He spoke; sa-prema—loving; manaḥ-hara—attractive; smitaḥ—whose smile.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: Thus questioned by the most affectionate Uddhava, Lord Kṛṣṇa, the supreme controller of all controllers, who takes the entire universe as His plaything and assumes the three forms of Brahmā, Viṣṇu and Śiva, began to reply, lovingly displaying His all-attractive smile.