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vṛṣṇīnāṁ kṛtsnaśo nṛpa
vyasavaḥ śerate yatra
jñātayo ghnanta ānanam
kathayām āsa — he related; nidhanam — the destruction; vṛṣṇīnām — of the Vṛṣṇis; kṛtsnaśaḥ — total; nṛpa — O King Parīkṣit; tat — that; śrutvā — hearing; udvigna — agitated; hṛdayāḥ — their hearts; janāḥ — the people; śoka — by sorrow; virmūrcchitāḥ — rendered senseless; tatra — there; sma — indeed; tvaritāḥ — swiftly; jagmuḥ — they went; kṛṣṇa-viśleṣa — by separation from Lord Kṛṣṇa; vihvalāḥ — overwhelmed; vyasavaḥ — lifeless; śerate — they lay; yatra — where; jñātayaḥ — their relatives; ghnantaḥ — striking; ānanam — their own faces.
Dāruka delivered the account of the total destruction of the Vṛṣṇis, and upon hearing this, O Parīkṣit, the people became deeply distraught in their hearts and stunned with sorrow. Feeling the overwhelming pain of separation from Kṛṣṇa, they struck their own faces while hurrying to the place where their relatives lay dead.