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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.11.49
ṣaṣṭir brahmarṣayo 'malāḥ
purato 'bhimukhaḿ yānti
stuvanti stutibhir vibhum
vālakhilyāḥ — the Vālakhilyas; sahasrāṇi — thousands; ṣaṣṭiḥ — sixty; brahma-ṛṣayaḥ — great sages among the brāhmaṇas; amalāḥ — pure; purataḥ — in front; abhimukham — facing the chariot; yānti — they go; stuvanti — they offer praise; stutibhiḥ — with Vedic prayers; vibhum — to the almighty lord.
Facing the chariot, the sixty thousand brāhmaṇa sages known as Vālakhilyas travel in front and offer prayers to the almighty sun-god with Vedic mantras.
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