|Canto 12: The Age of Deterioration||Chapter 6: Mahārāja Parīkṣit Passes Away|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.6.16
nāgān satre saha dvijaiḥ
janmejayaḥ — King Janamejaya, the son of Parīkṣit; sva-pitaram — his own father; śrutvā — hearing; takṣaka — by Takṣaka, the snake-bird; bhakṣitam — bitten; yathā — properly; ājuhāva — offered as oblations; sańkruddhaḥ — extremely angry; nāgān — the snakes; satre — in a great sacrifice; saha — along with; dvijaiḥ — brāhmaṇas.
Hearing that his father had been fatally bitten by the snakebird, Mahārāja Janamejaya became extremely angry and had brāhmaṇas perform a mighty sacrifice in which he offered all the snakes in the world into the sacrificial fire.
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