Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- ārabhyatāṁ dhanur-yāgaś
- caturdaśyāṁ yathā-vidhi
- viśasantu paśūn medhyān
- bhūta-rājāya mīḍhuṣe
ārabhyatām—should be commenced; dhanuḥ-yāgaḥ—the bow sacrifice; caturdaśyām—on the fourteenth day of the month; yathā-vidhi—in accordance with Vedic injunctions; viśasantu—offer in sacrifice; paśūn—animals; medhyān—which are fit to be offered; bhūta-rājāya—to Lord Śiva, the lord of ghostly spirits; mīḍhuṣe—the giver of benedictions.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Commence the bow sacrifice on the Caturdaśī day in accordance with the relevant Vedic injunctions. In ritual slaughter offer the appropriate kinds of animals to the magnanimous Lord Śiva.