Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- śrī-śuka uvāca
- kṛṣṇasyāsīd dvija-śreṣṭhaḥ
- śrutadeva iti śrutaḥ
- kṛṣṇaika-bhaktyā pūrṇārthaḥ
- śāntaḥ kavir alampataḥ
śrī-śukaḥ uvāca—Śrī Śukadeva said; kṛṣṇasya—of Lord Kṛṣṇa; āsīt—there was; dvija—of brāhmaṇas; śreṣṭhaḥ—one of the best; śrutadevaḥ—Śrutadeva; iti—thus; śrutaḥ—known; kṛṣṇa—to Lord Kṛṣṇa; eka—exclusive; bhaktyā—by his devotion; pūrṇa—full; arthaḥ—in all goals of desire; kaviḥ—learned and discriminating; alampaṭaḥ—not desirous of sense gratification.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Śukadeva Gosvāmī continued: There was a devotee of Kṛṣṇa's known as Śrutadeva, who was a first-class brāhmaṇa. Perfectly satisfied by rendering unalloyed devotional service to Lord Kṛṣṇa, he was peaceful, learned and free from sense gratification.