1. 26

    तदवेत्यासितापाङ्गी वैदर्भी दुर्मना भृशम् । विचिन्त्याप्तं द्विजं कञ्चित्कृष्णाय प्राहिणोद्द्रुतम् ।। १०-५२-२६ ।।

    Dark-eyed Vaidarbhī was aware of this plan, and it deeply upset her. Analyzing the situation, she quickly sent a trustworthy brāhmaṇa to Kṛṣṇa. ।। 10-52-26 ।।

  2. 27

    द्वारकां स समभ्येत्य प्रतीहारैः प्रवेशितः । अपश्यदाद्यं पुरुषमासीनं काञ्चनासने ।। १०-५२-२७ ।।

    Upon reaching Dvārakā, the brāhmaṇa was brought inside by the gatekeepers and saw the primeval Personality of Godhead sitting on a golden throne. ।। 10-52-27 ।।

  3. 28

    दृष्ट्वा ब्रह्मण्यदेवस्तमवरुह्य निजासनात् । उपवेश्यार्हयाञ्चक्रे यथाऽऽत्मानं दिवौकसः ।। १०-५२-२८ ।।

    Seeing the brāhmaṇa, Śrī Kṛṣṇa, Lord of the brāhmaṇas, came down from His throne and seated him. Then the Lord worshiped him just as He Himself is worshiped by the demigods. ।। 10-52-28 ।।

  4. 29

    तं भुक्तवन्तं विश्रान्तमुपगम्य सतां गतिः । पाणिनाभिमृशन् पादावव्यग्रस्तमपृच्छत ।। १०-५२-२९ ।।

    After the brāhmaṇa had eaten and rested, Śrī Kṛṣṇa, the goal of saintly devotees, came forward, and while massaging the brāhmaṇa’s feet with His own hands, He patiently questioned him as follows. ।। 10-52-29 ।।

  5. 30

    कच्चिद्द्विजवरश्रेष्ठ धर्मस्ते वृद्धसम्मतः । वर्तते नातिकृच्छ्रेण सन्तुष्टमनसः सदा ।। १०-५२-३० ।।

    [The Supreme Lord said:] O best of exalted brāhmaṇas, are your religious practices, sanctioned by senior authorities, proceeding without great difficulty? Is your mind always fully satisfied? ।। 10-52-30 ।।