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Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- ahaṁ ca saṁsmārita ātma-tattvaṁ
- śrutaṁ purā me paramarṣi-vaktrāt
- prāyopaveśe nṛpateḥ parīkṣitaḥ
- sadasy ṛṣīṇāṁ mahatāṁ ca śṛṇvatām
aham—I; ca—also; saṁsmāritaḥ—have been made to remember; ātma-tattvam—the science of the Supersoul; śrutam—heard; purā—previously; me—by me; parama-ṛṣi—of the greatest of sages, Śukadeva; vaktrāt—from the mouth; prāya-upaveśe—during the fast to death; nṛpateḥ—of the king; parīkṣitaḥ—Parīkṣit; sadasi—in the assembly; ṛṣīṇām—of sages; mahatām—great; ca—and; śṛṇvatām—while they were listening.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
I also have now been fully reminded of the science of God, which I previously heard from the mouth of the great sage Śukadeva Gosvāmī. I was present in the assembly of great sages who heard him speak to King Parīkṣit as the monarch sat fasting until death.