1. 36

    अग्निहोत्रीमुपावर्त्य सवत्सां परवीरहा । समुपेत्याश्रमं पित्रे परिक्लिष्टां समर्पयत् ।। ९-१५-३६ ।।

    Then Paraśurāma, having killed the enemy, released the kāmadhenu, which had undergone great suffering, and brought it back with its calf to his residence, where he gave it to his father, Jamadagni. ।। 9-15-36 ।।

  2. 37

    स्वकर्म तत्कृतं रामः पित्रे भ्रातृभ्य एव च । वर्णयामास तच्छ्रुत्वा जमदग्निरभाषत ।। ९-१५-३७ ।।

    Paraśurāma described to his father and brothers his activities in killing Kārtavīryārjuna. Upon hearing of these deeds, Jamadagni spoke to his son as follows. ।। 9-15-37 ।।

  3. 38

    राम राम महाबाहो भवान् पापमकारषीत् । अवधीन्नरदेवं यत्सर्वदेवमयं वृथा ।। ९-१५-३८ ।।

    O great hero, my dear son Paraśurāma, you have unnecessarily killed the king, who is supposed to be the embodiment of all the demigods. Thus you have committed a sin. ।। 9-15-38 ।।

  4. 39

    वयं हि ब्राह्मणास्तात क्षमयार्हणतां गताः । यया लोकगुरुर्देवः पारमेष्ठ्यमगात्पदम् ।। ९-१५-३९ ।।

    My dear son, we are all brāhmaṇas and have become worshipable for the people in general because of our quality of forgiveness. It is because of this quality that Lord Brahmā, the supreme spiritual master of this universe, has achieved his post. ।। 9-15-39 ।।

  5. 40

    क्षमया रोचते लक्ष्मीर्ब्राह्मी सौरी यथा प्रभा । क्षमिणामाशु भगवांस्तुष्यते हरिरीश्वरः ।। ९-१५-४० ।।

    The duty of a brāhmaṇa is to culture the quality of forgiveness, which is illuminating like the sun. The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Hari, is pleased with those who are forgiving. ।। 9-15-40 ।।