नारदोऽकथयत् सर्वं शम्बराहरणादिकम् ॥ ३६ ॥
tūṣṇīm āsa janārdanaḥ
nārado ’kathayat sarvaṁ
vijñāta — understanding fully; arthaḥ — the matter; api — even though; bhagavān — the Supreme Personality of Godhead; tūṣṇīm — silent; āsa — remained; janārdanaḥ — Kṛṣṇa; nāradaḥ — Nārada Muni; akathayat — recounted; sarvam — everything; śambara — by Śambara; āharaṇa — the kidnapping; ādikam — beginning with.
Although Lord Janārdana knew perfectly well what had transpired, He remained silent. The sage Nārada, however, explained everything, beginning with Śambara’s kidnapping of the child.