1. 36

    अनुव्रतानां शिष्याणां पुत्राणां च द्विजोत्तम । अनापृष्टमपि ब्रूयुर्गुरवो दीनवत्सलाः ।। ३-७-३६ ।।

    O best among the brāhmaṇas, those who are spiritual masters are very kind to the needy. They are always kind to their followers, disciples and sons, and without being asked by them, the spiritual master describes all that is knowledge. ।। 3-7-36 ।।

  2. 37

    तत्त्वानां भगवंस्तेषां कतिधा प्रतिसङ्क्रमः । तत्रेमं क उपासीरन् क उ स्विदनुशेरते ।। ३-७-३७ ।।

    Please describe how many dissolutions there are for the elements of material nature and who survives after the dissolutions to serve the Lord while He is asleep. ।। 3-7-37 ।।

  3. 38

    पुरुषस्य च संस्थानं स्वरूपं वा परस्य च । ज्ञानं च नैगमं यत्तद्गुरुशिष्यप्रयोजनम् ।। ३-७-३८ ।।

    What are the truths regarding the living entities and the Supreme Personality of Godhead? What are their identities? What are the specific values in the knowledge in the Vedas, and what are the necessities for the spiritual master and his disciples? ।। 3-7-38 ।।

  4. 39

    निमित्तानि च तस्येह प्रोक्तान्यनघ सूरिभिः । स्वतो ज्ञानं कुतः पुंसां भक्तिर्वैराग्यमेव वा ।। ३-७-३९ ।।

    Spotless devotees of the Lord have mentioned the source of such knowledge. How could one have knowledge of devotional service and detachment without the help of such devotees? ।। 3-7-39 ।।

  5. 40

    एतान्मे पृच्छतः प्रश्नान् हरेः कर्मविवित्सया । ब्रूहि मेऽज्ञस्य मित्रत्वादजया नष्टचक्षुषः ।। ३-७-४० ।।

    My dear sage, I have put all these questions before you with a view to knowing the pastimes of Hari, the Supreme Personality of Godhead. You are the friend of all, so kindly describe them for all those who have lost their vision. ।। 3-7-40 ।।