TEXT 52
dhauta-vasa sucir nityam
sarva-mangala-samyuta
pujayet pratarasat prag
go-vipran sriyam acyutam
SYNONYMS
dhauta-vasa—wearing washed cloth; sucih—being purified; nityam—always; sarva-mangala—with all auspicious items; samyuta—adorned; pujayet—one should worship; pratah-asat prak—before breakfast; go-vipran—the cows and brahmanas; sriyam—the goddess of fortune; acyutam—the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
TRANSLATION
Putting on washed clothing, being always pure and being adorned with turmeric, sandalwood pulp and other auspicious items, before breakfast one should worship the cows, the brahmanas, the goddess of fortune and the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
PURPORT
If one is trained to honor and worship the cows and brahmanas, he is actually civilized. The worship of the Supreme Lord is recommended, and the Lord is very fond of the cows and brahmanas (namo brahmanya-devaya go-brahmana-hitaya ca). In other words, a civilization in which there is no respect for the cows and brahmanas is condemned. One cannot become spiritually advanced without acquiring the brahminical qualifications and giving protection to cows. Cow protection insures sufficient food prepared with milk, which is needed for an advanced civilization. One should not pollute civilization by eating the flesh of cows. A civilization must do something progressive, and then it is an Aryan civilization. Instead of killing the cow to eat flesh, civilized men must prepare various milk products that will enhance the condition of society. If one follows the brahminical culture, he will become competent in Krsna consciousness.

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