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SB 10.84.54

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


snāto 'laṅkāra-vāsāṁsi
vandibhyo 'dāt tathā striyaḥ
tataḥ sv-alaṅkṛto varṇān
ā-śvabhyo 'nnena pūjayat


snātaḥ—bathed; alaṅkāra—jewelry; vāsāṁsi—and clothing; vandibhyaḥ—to the bards; adāt—gave; tathā—also; striyaḥ—the women; tataḥ—then; su-alaṅkṛtaḥ—well ornamented; varṇān—all classes of people; ā—extending; śvabhyaḥ—to the dogs; annena—with food; pūjayat—he honored.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


His sacred bath complete, Vasudeva joined with his wives in giving the jewelry and clothes they had been wearing to the professional reciters. Vasudeva then put on new garments, after which he honored all classes of people by feeding everyone, even the dogs.

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