Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- sūta uvāca
- ity arcito 'bhiṣṭutaś ca
- muninā sūktayā girā
- tam āha bhagavāñ charvaḥ
- śarvayā cābhinanditaḥ
sūtaḥ uvāca—Sūta Gosvāmī said; iti—in these words; arcitaḥ—worshiped; abhiṣṭutaḥ—glorified; ca—and; muninā—by the sage; su-uktayā—well-spoken; girā—with words; tam—to him; āha—spoke; bhagavān śarvaḥ—Lord Śiva; śarvayā—by his consort, Śarvā; ca—and; abhinanditaḥ—encouraged.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Sūta Gosvāmī said: Thus worshiped and glorified by the eloquent statements of the sage Mārkaṇḍeya, Lord Śarva [Śiva], encouraged by his consort, replied to him as follows.