SB 1.7.26

kim idaṁ svit kuto veti
 deva-deva na vedmy aham
sarvato mukham āyāti
 tejaḥ parama-dāruṇam
Synonyms: 
kim — what is; idam — this; svit — does it come; kutaḥ — wherefrom; iti — be either; deva-deva — O Lord of lords; na — not; vedmi — do I know; aham — I; sarvataḥ — all around; mukham — directions; āyāti — coming from; tejaḥ — effulgence; parama — very much; dāruṇam — dangerous.
Translation: 
O Lord of lords, how is it that this dangerous effulgence is spreading all around? Where does it come from? I do not understand it.
Purport: 

Anything that is presented before the Personality of Godhead should be so done after due presentation of respectful prayers. That is the standard procedure, and Śrī Arjuna, although an intimate friend of the Lord, is observing this method for general information.