Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- janmejayaḥ sva-pitaraṁ
- śrutvā takṣaka-bhakṣitam
- yathājuhāva sankruddho
- nāgān satre saha dvijaiḥ
janmejayaḥ—King Janamejaya, the son of Parīkṣit; sva-pitaram—his own father; śrutvā—hearing; takṣaka—by Takṣaka, the snake-bird; bhakṣitam—bitten; yathā—properly; ājuhāva—offered as oblations; saṅkruddhaḥ—extremely angry; nāgān—the snakes; satre—in a great sacrifice; saha—along with; dvijaiḥ—brāhmaṇas.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Hearing that his father had been fatally bitten by the snakebird, Mahārāja Janamejaya became extremely angry and had brāhmaṇas perform a mighty sacrifice in which he offered all the snakes in the world into the sacrificial fire.