- trayodaśyām atho viṣṇoḥ
- snapanaṁ pañcakair vibhoḥ
- kārayec chāstra-dṛṣṭena
- vidhinā vidhi-kovidaiḥ
trayodaśyām—on the thirteenth day of the moon; atho—thereafter; viṣṇoḥ—of Lord Viṣṇu; snapanam—bathing; pañcakaiḥ—by pañcāmṛta, five substances; vibhoḥ—the Lord; kārayet—one should execute; śāstra-dṛṣṭena—enjoined in the scripture; vidhinā—under regulative principles; vidhi-kovidaiḥ—assisted by the priests who know the regulative principles.
Thereafter, following the directions of the śāstra with help from brāhmaṇas who know the śāstra, on the thirteenth day of the moon one should bathe Lord Viṣṇu with five substances [milk, yogurt, ghee, sugar and honey].