Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- śrī-śuka uvāca
- iti tad-vacanaṁ śrutvā
- vasudevo mahā-manāḥ
- tān ṛṣīn ṛtvijo vavre
- mūrdhnānamya prasādya ca
śrī-śukaḥ uvāca—Śukadeva Gosvāmī said; iti—thus spoken; tat—their; vacanam—words; śrutvā—having heard; vasudevaḥ—Vasudeva; mahā-manāḥ—generous; tān—them; ṛṣīn—the sages; ṛtvijaḥ—as priests; vavre—chose; mūrdhnā—with his head; ānamya—bowing down; prasādya—gratifying them; ca—also.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: After hearing these statements of the sages, generous Vasudeva bowed his head to the ground and, praising them, requested them to become his priests.