|Canto 3: The Status Quo||Chapter 24: The Renunciation of Kardama Muni|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 3.24.1
manor duhitaraḿ muniḥ
dayāluḥ śālinīm āha
maitreyaḥ — the great sage Maitreya; uvāca — said; nirveda-vādinīm — who was speaking words full of renunciation; evam — thus; manoḥ — of Svāyambhuva Manu; duhitaram — to the daughter; muniḥ — the sage Kardama; dayāluḥ — merciful; śālinīm — who was worthy of praise; āha — replied; śukla — by Lord Viṣṇu; abhivyāhṛtam — what was said; smaran — recalling.
Recalling the words of Lord Viṣṇu, the merciful sage Kardama replied as follows to Svāyambhuva Manu's praiseworthy daughter, Devahūti, who was speaking words full of renunciation.
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