1. 11

    एतावानेव यजतामिह निःश्रेयसोदयः । भगवत्यचलो भावो यद्भागवतसङ्गतः ।। २-३-११ ।।

    All the different kinds of worshipers of multidemigods can attain the highest perfectional benediction, which is spontaneous attraction unflinchingly fixed upon the Supreme Personality of Godhead, only by the association of the pure devotee of the Lord. ।। 2-3-11 ।।

  2. 12

    ज्ञानं यदा प्रतिनिवृत्तगुणोर्मिचक्रमात्मप्रसाद उत यत्र गुणेष्वसङ्गः । कैवल्यसम्मतपथस्त्वथ भक्तियोगः को निर्वृतो हरिकथासु रतिं न कुर्यात् ।। २-३-१२ ।।

    Transcendental knowledge in relation with the Supreme Lord Hari is knowledge resulting in the complete suspension of the waves and whirlpools of the material modes. Such knowledge is self-satisfying due to its being free from material attachment, and being transcendental it is approved by authorities. Who could fail to be attracted? ।। 2-3-12 ।।

  3. 13

    शौनक उवाच इत्यभिव्याहृतं राजा निशम्य भरतर्षभः । किमन्यत्पृष्टवान् भूयो वैयासकिमृषिं कविम् ।। २-३-१३ ।।

    Śaunaka said: The son of Vyāsadeva, Śrīla Śukadeva Gosvāmī, was a highly learned sage and was able to describe things in a poetic manner. What did Mahārāja Parīkṣit again inquire from him after hearing all that he had said? ।। 2-3-13 ।।

  4. 14

    एतच्छुश्रूषतां विद्वन् सूत नोऽर्हसि भाषितुम् । कथा हरिकथोदर्काः सतां स्युः सदसि ध्रुवम् ।। २-३-१४ ।।

    O learned Sūta Gosvāmī! Please continue to explain such topics to us because we are all eager to hear. Besides that, topics which result in the discussion of the Lord Hari should certainly be discussed in the assembly of devotees. ।। 2-3-14 ।।

  5. 15

    स वै भागवतो राजा पाण्डवेयो महारथः । बालक्रीडनकैः क्रीडन् कृष्णक्रीडां य आददे ।। २-३-१५ ।।

    Mahārāja Parīkṣit, the grandson of the Pāṇḍavas, was from his very childhood a great devotee of the Lord. Even while playing with dolls, he used to worship Lord Kṛṣṇa by imitating the worship of the family Deity. ।। 2-3-15 ।।