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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 2.9.41
taḿ nāradaḥ priyatamo
praśrayeṇa damena ca
tam — unto him; nāradaḥ — the great sage Nārada; priyatamaḥ — very dear; riktha-ādānām — of the inheritor sons; anuvrataḥ — very obedient; śuśrūṣamāṇaḥ — always ready to serve; śīlena — by good behavior; praśrayeṇa — by meekness; damena — by sense control; ca — also.
Nārada, the most dear of the inheritor sons of Brahmā, always ready to serve his father, strictly follows the instructions of his father by his mannerly behavior, meekness and sense control.
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