|Canto 3: The Status Quo||Chapter 1: Questions by Vidura|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 3.1.1
evam etat purā pṛṣṭo
maitreyo bhagavān kila
kṣattrā vanaḿ praviṣṭena
tyaktvā sva-gṛham ṛddhimat
śrī-śukaḥ uvāca — Śrī Śukadeva Gosvāmī said; evam — thus; etat — this; purā — formerly; pṛṣṭaḥ — being asked; maitreyaḥ — the great sage Maitreya; bhagavān — His Grace; kila — certainly; kṣattrā — by Vidura; vanam — forest; praviṣṭena — entering; tyaktvā — renouncing; sva-gṛham — own house; ṛddhimat — prosperous.
Śukadeva Gosvāmī said: After renouncing his prosperous home and entering the forest, King Vidura, the great devotee, asked this question of His Grace Maitreya Ṛṣi.
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