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SB 11.27.37

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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 37

paristīryātha paryukṣed
anvādhāya yathā-vidhi
prokṣaṇyāsādya dravyāṇi
prokṣyāgnau bhāvayeta mām


SYNONYMS

paristīrya—scattering (kuśa grass); atha—then; paryukṣet—he should sprinkle with water; anvādhāya—performing the ritual of anvādhāna (placing wood into the fire with recitations of oṁ bhūr bhuvaḥ svaḥ); yathā-vidhi—according to the standard prescription; prokṣaṇyā—by the water in the ācamana vessel; āsādya—having arranged; dravyāṇi—the items to be offered as oblations; prokṣya—sprinkling them; agnau—within the fire; bhāvayeta—he should meditate; mām—on Me.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

After spreading kuśa grass on the ground and sprinkling it with water, one should perform the anvādhāna ritual according to the prescribed rules. Then one should arrange the items to be offered as oblations and should sanctify them with water from the sprinkling vessel. The worshiper should next meditate upon Me within the fire.


PURPORT

Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī mentions that one should meditate upon the Lord as the Supersoul within the sacrificial fire.



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