Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- śrī-bhagavān uvāca
- cariṣye vadha-nirveśaṁ
- niyamaḥ prathame kalpe
- yāvān sa tu vidhīyatām
śrī-bhagavān uvāca—the Supreme Lord said; cariṣye—I will execute; vadha—for the killing; nirveśam—atonement; loka—for the people in general; anugraha—compassion; kāmyayā—desiring to show; niyamaḥ—the regulative injunction; prathame—in the primary; kalpe—ritual; yāvān—as much; saḥ—that; tu—indeed; vidhīyatām—please prescribe.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
The Personality of Godhead said: I will certainly perform the atonement for this killing, since I wish to show compassion to the people in general. Please, therefore, prescribe for Me whatever ritual is to be done first.