1.2 – dhrushtvAthu

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slOkam

sanjaya uvAcha

dhrushtvA thu pANdavAnIkam vyUdam dhuryOdhanas thadhA|
AchAryam upasangamya rAjA vachanam abravIth ||

word-by-word meaning

rAja dhuryOdhana: – dhurOydhana the king
vyUdam – lined up
pANdavAnIkam – the army of pANdavas
dhrushtvAthu – after seeing
thadhA – at that time
AchAryam – unto dhrONAchArya
upasangamya – approached
vachanam – following words
abravIth – spoke

Simple Translation

sanjaya said – dhuryOdhana the king, after seeing the army of pANdavas that was lined up, approached dhrONAchArya and spoke the following words to him at that time.

Purport

Sañjaya replied:–“King Duryodhana (your son), surveying the Pāṇḍava forces arranged for battle, approached his preceptor (Droṇa)1 and addressed him thus:–

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  1. The Brāhmaṇa instructor of the Pāṇḍavas and the Kauravas in military sciences.

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