- tato nṛpāntaḥpura-vartino janā
- narāś ca nāryaś ca niśamya rodanam
- āgatya tulya-vyasanāḥ suduḥkhitās
- tāś ca vyalīkaṁ ruruduḥ kṛtāgasaḥ
tataḥ—thereafter; nṛpa—O King; antaḥpura-vartinaḥ—the inhabitants of the palace; janāḥ—all the people; narāḥ—the men; ca—and; nāryaḥ—the women; ca—also; niśamya—hearing; rodanam—loud crying; āgatya—coming; tulya-vyasanāḥ—being equally aggrieved; su-duḥkhitāḥ—very greatly lamenting; tāḥ—they; ca—and; vyalīkam—pretentiously; ruruduḥ—cried; kṛta-āgasaḥ—who had committed the offense (by giving the poison).
O King Parīkṣit, hearing the loud crying, all the inhabitants of the palace came, both men and women. Being equally aggrieved, they also began to cry. The queens who had administered the poison also cried pretentiously, knowing full well their offense.