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SB 10.24.27

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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 27

hūyantām agnayaḥ samyag
brāhmaṇair brahma-vādibhiḥ
annaṁ bahu-guṇaṁ tebhyo
deyaṁ vo dhenu-dakṣiṇāḥ


SYNONYMS

hūyantām—should be invoked; agnayaḥ—the sacrificial fires; samyak—in the proper manner; brāhmaṇaiḥ—by the brāhmaṇas; bahu-guṇam—well prepared; tebhyaḥ—to them; deyam—should be given; vaḥ—by you; dhenu-dakṣiṇāḥ—cows and other gifts as remuneration.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

The brāhmaṇas who are learned in the Vedic mantras must properly invoke the sacrificial fires. Then you should feed the priests with nicely prepared food and reward them with cows and other gifts.


PURPORT

According to Śrīla Śrīdhara Svāmī, Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa instructed His father and other residents of Vṛndāvana in the technical details of this Vedic sacrifice to assure the quality of the sacrifice and also to inspire Nanda and the others with faith in the concept of such a sacrifice. Thus the Lord mentioned that there must be orthodox brāhmaṇas, regular sacrificial fires and proper distribution of charity. And things were to be done in the order given by the Lord.



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