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CC Madhya 4.117 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 117

sandhyāya bhoga lāge kṣīra--'amṛta-keli'-nāma
dvādaśa mṛt-pātre bhari' amṛta-samāna


SYNONYMS

sandhyāya—in the evening; bhoga—foods; lāge—they offer; kṣīra—sweet rice; amṛta-keli-nāma—named amṛta-keli; dvādaśa—twelve; mṛt-pātre—earthen pots; bhari'-filling; amṛta-samāna—just like nectar.


TRANSLATION

The brāhmaṇa priest said, "In the evening the Deity is offered sweet rice in twelve earthen pots. Because the taste is as good as nectar [amṛta], it is named amṛta-keli.