1. 41

    एतैरुपद्रुतो नित्यं जीवलोकः स्वभावजैः । न करोति हरेर्नूनं कथामृतनिधौ रतिम् ।। ४-२९-४१ ।।

    Because the conditioned soul is always disturbed by the bodily necessities such as hunger and thirst, he has very little time to cultivate attachment to hearing the nectarean words of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. ।। 4-29-41 ।।

  2. 42

    प्रजापतिपति: साक्षाद्भगवान् गिरिशो मनु: । दक्षादय: प्रजाध्यक्षा नैष्ठिका: सनकादय: ।। ४-२९-४२ ।।

    The most powerful Lord Brahmā, the father of all progenitors; Lord Śiva; Manu, Dakṣa and the other rulers of humankind; the four saintly first-class brahmacārīs headed by Sanaka and Sanātana; ।। 4-29-42 ।।

  3. 43

    मरीचिरत्र्यङ्गिरसौ पुलस्त्य: पुलह: क्रतु: । भृगुर्वसिष्ठ इत्येते मदन्ता ब्रह्मवादिन: ।। ४-२९-४३ ।।

    The great sages Marīci, Atri, Aṅgirā, Pulastya, Pulaha, Kratu, Bhṛgu and Vasiṣṭha; and my humble self [Nārada] are all stalwart brāhmaṇas who can speak authoritatively on Vedic literature. ।। 4-29-43 ।।

  4. 44

    अद्यापि वाचस्पतयस्तपोविद्यासमाधिभि: । पश्यन्तोऽपि न पश्यन्ति पश्यन्तं परमेश्वरम् ।। ४-२९-४४ ।।

    We are very powerful because of austerities, meditation and education. Nonetheless, even after inquiring about the Supreme Personality of Godhead, whom we always see, we do not know perfectly about Him. ।। 4-29-44 ।।

  5. 45

    शब्दब्रह्मणि दुष्पारे चरन्त उरु विस्तरे । मन्त्रलिङ्गैर्व्यवच्छिन्नं भजन्तो न विदुः परम् ।। ४-२९-४५ ।।

    Despite the cultivation of Vedic knowledge, which is unlimited, and the worship of different demigods by the symptoms of Vedic mantras, demigod worship does not help one to understand the supreme powerful Personality of Godhead. ।। 4-29-45 ।।