अर्चितं सुखमासीनमभिवाद्येदमब्रवीत् ॥ ३ ॥
arcitaṁ sukham āsīnam
tam — him; ekadā — once; tu — and; deva-ṛṣim — the sage among the demigods, Nārada; vasudevaḥ — Vasudeva, the father of Lord Kṛṣṇa; gṛha-āgatam — who had come to his house; arcitam — worshiped with paraphernalia; sukham āsīnam — comfortably seated; abhivādya — respectfully greeting him; idam — this; abravīt — said.
One day the sage among the demigods, Nārada, came to the house of Vasudeva. After worshiping Nārada with suitable paraphernalia, seating him comfortably and respectfully bowing down to him, Vasudeva spoke as follows.