स्मरन्त्यौ तत्कृतां मैत्रीं बाष्पकण्ठ्यौ समूचतु: ॥ ३६ ॥
smarantyau tat-kṛtāṁ maitrīṁ
Then Rohiṇī and Devakī both embraced the Queen of Vraja, remembering the faithful friendship she had shown them. Their throats choking with tears, they addressed her as follows.
At this time, according to Śrīla Viśvanātha Cakravartī, Śrī Vasudeva invited Nanda outside to meet Ugrasena and the other elder Yadus. Taking this opportunity, Rohiṇī and Devakī talked with Queen Yaśodā.