- hṛṣṭo rājā kumārasya
- snātaḥ śucir alaṅkṛtaḥ
- vācayitvāśiṣo vipraiḥ
- kārayām āsa jātakam
hṛṣṭaḥ—very happy; rājā—the King; kumārasya—of his newly born son; snātaḥ—having bathed; śuciḥ—being purified; alaṅkṛtaḥ—being decorated with ornaments; vācayitvā—having caused to be spoken; āśiṣaḥ—words of benediction; vipraiḥ—by learned brāhmaṇas; kārayām āsa—caused to be performed; jātakam—the birth ceremony.
King Citraketu was especially pleased. After purifying himself by bathing and by decorating himself with ornaments, he engaged learned brāhmaṇas in offering benedictions to the child and performing the birth ceremony.