Canto 10: The Summum BonumChapter 5: The Meeting of Nanda Mahārāja and Vasudeva

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.5.12

āśiṣaḥ prayuñjānāś

ciraḿ pāhīti bālake

haridrā-cūrṇa-tailādbhiḥ

siñcantyo 'janam ujjaguḥ

SYNONYMS

tāḥ — all the women, the wives and daughters of the cowherd men; āśiṣaḥ — blessings; prayuñjānāḥ — offering; ciram — for a long time; pāhi — may You become the King of Vraja and maintain all its inhabitants; iti — thus; bālake — unto the newborn child; haridrā-cūrṇa — powder of turmeric; taila-adbhiḥ — mixed with oil; siñcantyaḥ — sprinkling; ajanam — the Supreme Personality of Godhead, who is unborn; ujjaguḥ — offered prayers.

TRANSLATION

Offering blessings to the newborn child, Kṛṣṇa, the wives and daughters of the cowherd men said, "May You become the King of Vraja and long maintain all its inhabitants." They sprinkled a mixture of turmeric powder, oil and water upon the birthless Supreme Lord and offered their prayers.

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