aham vaideham icchami
drastum priyatamam mama
ity uktva mithilam rajan
“I wish to visit King Videha, who is most dear to Me.” O King, having said this, Lord Balarama, the beloved descendant of Yadu, entered the city of Mithila.
Krsna and Balarama had finally caught up with Satadhanva on the outskirts of Mithila. Since the king of this city was a dear friend of Balarama’s, the Lord decided to enter the city and spend some time there.