|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 78: The Killing of Dantavakra, Vidūratha and Romaharṣaṇa|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.78.33
niyamaḥ prathame kalpe
yāvān sa tu vidhīyatām
śrī-bhagavān uvāca — the Supreme Lord said; cariṣye — I will execute; vadha — for the killing; nirveśam — atonement; loka — for the people in general; anugraha — compassion; kāmyayā — desiring to show; niyamaḥ — the regulative injunction; prathame — in the primary; kalpe — ritual; yāvān — as much; saḥ — that; tu — indeed; vidhīyatām — please prescribe.
The Personality of Godhead said: I will certainly perform the atonement for this killing, since I wish to show compassion to the people in general. Please, therefore, prescribe for Me whatever ritual is to be done first.
Copyright © The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust International, Inc.
His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda, Founder Ācārya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
His Holiness Hrdayananda dasa Goswami
Gopiparanadhana dasa Adhikari
Dravida dasa Brahmacari