- tam ūcur vismitās tatra
- yajamānam athartvijaḥ
- havīṁṣi hūyamānāni
- na te gṛhṇanti devatāḥ
tam—unto King Aṅga; ūcuḥ—said; vismitāḥ—in wonder; tatra—there; yajamānam—to the institutor of the sacrifice; atha—then; ṛtvijaḥ—the priests; havīṁṣi—offerings of clarified butter; hūyamānāni—being offered; na—not; te—they; gṛhṇanti—accept; devatāḥ—the demigods.
The priests engaged in the sacrifice then informed King Aṅga: O King, we are properly offering the clarified butter in the sacrifice, but despite all our efforts the demigods do not accept it.