1. 41

    सुनीतिः सुरुचिश्चास्य महिष्यौ रुक्मभूषिते । आरुह्य शिबिकां सार्धमुत्तमेनाभिजग्मतुः ।। ४-९-४१ ।।

    Both the queens of King Uttānapāda, namely Sunīti and Suruci, along with his other son, Uttama, appeared in the procession. The queens were seated on a palanquin. ।। 4-9-41 ।।

  2. 42

    तं दृष्ट्वोपवनाभ्याश आयान्तं तरसा रथात् । अवरुह्य नृपस्तूर्णमासाद्य प्रेमविह्वलः ।। ४-९-४२ ।।

    Upon seeing Dhruva Mahārāja approaching the neighboring small forest, King Uttānapāda with great haste got down from his chariot. He had been very anxious for a long time to see his son Dhruva, and therefore with great love and affection he went forward to embrace his long-lost boy. ।। 4-9-42 ।।

  3. 43

    परिरेभेऽङ्गजं दोर्भ्यां दीर्घोत्कण्ठमनाः श्वसन् । विष्वक्सेनाङ्घ्रिसंस्पर्शहताशेषाघबन्धनम् ।। ४-९-४३ ।।

    Breathing very heavily, the King embraced him with both arms. But Dhruva Mahārāja was not the same as before; he was completely sanctified by spiritual advancement due to having been touched by the lotus feet of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.।। 4-9-43 ।।

  4. 44

    अथाजिघ्रन्मुहुर्मूर्ध्नि शीतैर्नयनवारिभिः । स्नापयामास तनयं जातोद्दाममनोरथः ।। ४-९-४४ ।।

    Reunion with Dhruva Mahārāja fulfilled King Uttānapāda’s long-cherished desire, and for this reason he smelled Dhruva’s head again and again and bathed him with torrents of very cold tears. ।। 4-9-44 ।।

  5. 45

    अभिवन्द्य पितुः पादावाशीर्भिश्चाभिमन्त्रितः । ननाम मातरौ शीर्ष्णा सत्कृतः सज्जनाग्रणीः ।। ४-९-४५ ।।

    Then Dhruva Mahārāja, the foremost of all nobles, first of all offered his obeisances at the feet of his father and was honored by his father with various questions. He then bowed his head at the feet of his two mothers.।। 4-9-45 ।।