Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- śrī-bhagavān uvāca
- evam etad ahaṁ pṛṣṭaḥ
- praśnaṁ praśna-vidāṁ vara
- yuyutsunā vinaśane
- sapatnair arjunena vai
śrī-bhagavān uvāca—the Supreme Personality of Godhead said; evam—thus; etat—this; aham—I; pṛṣṭaḥ—was asked; praśnam—the question or topic; praśna-vidām—of those who know how to inquire; vara—you who are the best; yuyutsunā—by him who desired to fight; vinaśane—in the Battle of Kurukṣetra; sapatnaiḥ—with his rivals or enemies; arjunena—by Arjuna; vai—indeed.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: O best of those who know how to inquire, on the Battlefield of Kurukṣetra, Arjuna, desiring to fight with his rivals, asked Me the same question that you are now posing.
Lord Kṛṣṇa was pleased that His two friends, Arjuna and Uddhava, had posed the same question regarding the opulences of the Personality of Godhead. Lord Kṛṣṇa considered it wonderful that His two dear friends had asked exactly the same question.