panca-gavya, pancamrte snana karana
maha-snana karaila sata ghata dina
panca-gavyain five kinds of products from the cow; panca-amrtein a preparation made with five palatable foods; snanabath; karanafinishing; maha-snanaa vast bath with ghee and water; karailaperformed; sataone hundred; ghatawaterpots; dinawith.
After the first bathing, further bathings were conducted with panca-gavya and then with pancamrta. Then the maha-snana was performed with ghee and water, which had been brought in one hundred pots.
The ingredients of panca-gavya are milk, yogurt, ghee (clarified butter), cow urine and cow dung. All these items come from the cow; therefore we can just imagine how important the cow is, since its urine and stool are required for bathing the Deity. The pancamrta consists of five kinds of nectar-yogurt, milk, ghee, honey and sugar. The major portion of this preparation also comes from the cow. To make it more palatable, sugar and honey are added.

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