Canto 9: LiberationChapter 9: The Dynasty of Aḿśumān

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 9.9.19

śrī-rājovāca

kiḿ nimitto guroḥ śāpaḥ

saudāsasya mahātmanaḥ

etad veditum icchāmaḥ

kathyatāḿ na raho yadi

SYNONYMS

śrī-rājā uvāca — King Parīkṣit said; kim nimittaḥ — for what reason; guroḥ — of the spiritual master; śāpaḥ — curse; saudāsasya — of Saudāsa; mahā-ātmanaḥ — of the great soul; etat — this; veditumto know; icchāmaḥI wish; kathyatām — please tell me; na — not; rahaḥ — confidential; yadi — if.

TRANSLATION

King Parīkṣit said: O Śukadeva Gosvāmī, why did Vasiṣṭha, the spiritual master of Saudāsa, curse that great soul? I wish to know of this. If it is not a confidential matter, please describe it to me.

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