1. 26

    कच्चित्पशव्यं निरुजं भूर्यम्बुतृणवीरुधम् । बृहद्वनं तदधुना यत्रास्से त्वं सुहृद्वृतः ।। १०-५-२६ ।।

    My dear friend Nanda Mahārāja, in the place where you are living with your friends, is the forest favorable for the animals, the cows? I hope there is no disease or inconvenience. The place must be full of water, grass and other plants. ।। 10-5-26 ।।

  2. 27

    भ्रातर्मम सुतः कच्चिन्मात्रा सह भवद्व्रजे । तातं भवन्तं मन्वानो भवद्भ्यामुपलालितः ।। १०-५-२७ ।।

    My son Baladeva, being raised by you and your wife, Yaśodādevī, considers you His father and mother. Is He living very peacefully in your home with His real mother, Rohiṇī? ।। 10-5-27 ।।

  3. 28

    पुंसस्त्रिवर्गो विहितः सुहृदो ह्यनुभावितः । न तेषु क्लिश्यमानेषु त्रिवर्गोऽर्थाय कल्पते ।। १०-५-२८ ।।

    When one’s friends and relatives are properly situated, one’s religion, economic development and sense gratification, as described in the Vedic literatures, are beneficial. Otherwise, if one’s friends and relatives are in distress, these three cannot offer any happiness. ।। 10-5-28 ।।

  4. 29

    नन्द उवाच अहो ते देवकीपुत्राः कंसेन बहवो हताः । एकावशिष्टावरजा कन्या सापि दिवं गता ।। १०-५-२९ ।।

    Nanda Mahārāja said: Alas, King Kaṁsa killed so many of your children, born of Devakī. And your one daughter, the youngest child of all, entered the heavenly planets. ।। 10-5-29 ।।

  5. 30

    नूनं ह्यदृष्टनिष्ठोऽयमदृष्टपरमो जनः । अदृष्टमात्मनस्तत्त्वं यो वेद न स मुह्यति ।। १०-५-३० ।।

    Every man is certainly controlled by destiny, which determines the results of one’s fruitive activities. In other words, one has a son or daughter because of unseen destiny, and when the son or daughter is no longer present, this also is due to unseen destiny. Destiny is the ultimate controller of everyone. One who knows this is never bewildered. ।। 10-5-30 ।।