|Canto 12: The Age of Deterioration||Chapter 10: Lord Śiva and Umā Glorify Mārkaṇḍeya Ṛṣi|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.10.35
ity arcito 'bhiṣṭutaś ca
muninā sūktayā girā
tam āha bhagavāñ charvaḥ
sūtaḥ uvāca — Sūta Gosvāmī said; iti — in these words; arcitaḥ — worshiped; abhiṣṭutaḥ — glorified; ca — and; muninā — by the sage; su-uktayā — well-spoken; girā — with words; tam — to him; āha — spoke; bhagavān śarvaḥ — Lord Śiva; śarvayā — by his consort, Śarvā; ca — and; abhinanditaḥ — encouraged.
Sūta Gosvāmī said: Thus worshiped and glorified by the eloquent statements of the sage Mārkaṇḍeya, Lord Śarva [Śiva], encouraged by his consort, replied to him as follows.
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