- evam ugraśravāḥ pṛṣṭa
- ṛṣibhir naimiṣāyanaiḥ
- bhagavaty arpitādhyātmas
- tān āha śrūyatām iti
evam—thus; ugraśravāḥ—Sūta Gosvāmī; pṛṣṭaḥ—being asked; ṛṣibhiḥ—by the sages; naimiṣa-ayanaiḥ—who were assembled in the forest of Naimiṣa; bhagavati—unto the Lord; arpita—dedicated; adhyātmaḥ—his mind; tān—to them; āha—said; śrūyatām—just hear; iti—thus.
On being asked to speak by the great sages of Naimiṣāraṇya, the son of Romaharṣaṇa, Sūta Gosvāmī, whose mind was absorbed in the transcendental pastimes of the Lord, said: Please hear what I shall now speak.