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SB 12.6.59

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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

TEXT 59

bāṣkaliḥ prati-śākhābhyo
vālakhilyākhya-saṁhitām
cakre vālāyanir bhajyaḥ
kāśāraś caiva tāṁ dadhuḥ


SYNONYMS

bāṣkaliḥ—Bāṣkali, the son of Bāṣkala; prati-śākhābhyaḥ—from all the different branches; vālakhilya-ākhya—entitled Vālakhilya; saṁhitām—the collection; cakre—he made; vālāyaniḥ—Vālāyani; bhajyaḥ—Bhajya; kāśāraḥ—Kāśāra; ca—and; eva—indeed; tām—that; dadhuḥ—they accepted.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

Bāṣkali assembled the Vālakhilya-saṁhitā, a collection from all the branches of the Ṛg Veda. This collection was received by Vālāyani, Bhajya and Kāśāra.


PURPORT

According to Śrīla Śrīdhara Svāmī, Vālāyani, Bhajya and Kāśāra belonged to the Daitya community.



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