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SB 4.31.23

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 23

maitreya uvāca
iti pracetaso rājann
anyāś ca bhagavat-kathāḥ
śrāvayitvā brahma-lokaṁ
yayau svāyambhuvo muniḥ


SYNONYMS

maitreyaḥ uvāca—Maitreya said; iti—thus; pracetasaḥ—the Pracetās; rājan—O King; anyāḥ—others; ca—also; bhagavat-kathāḥ—topics about the relationship with the Supreme Personality of Godhead; śrāvayitvā—after instructing; brahma-lokam—to Brahmaloka; yayau—went back; svāyambhuvaḥ—the son of Lord Brahmā; muniḥ—the great sage.


TRANSLATION

The great sage Maitreya continued: My dear King Vidura, Śrī Nārada Muni, the son of Lord Brahmā, thus described all these relationships with the Supreme Personality of Godhead to the Pracetās. Afterward, he returned to Brahmaloka.


PURPORT

One has to hear about the Supreme Personality of Godhead from a pure devotee. The Pracetās got this opportunity from the great sage Nārada, who told them of the activities of the Supreme Personality of Godhead and His devotees.



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