naimise 'nimisa-ksetre
rsayah saunakadayah
satram svargaya lokaya
sahasra-samam asata
naimise—in the forest known as Naimisaranya; animisa-ksetre—the spot which is especially a favorite of Visnu (who does not close His eyelids); rsayah—sages; saunaka-adayah—headed by the sage Saunaka; satram—sacrifice; svargaya—the Lord who is glorified in heaven; lokaya—and for the devotees who are always in touch with the Lord; sahasra—one thousand; samam—years; asata—performed.