TEXT 31
namo dvi-śīrṣṇe tri-pade
catuḥ-śṛṅgāya tantave
sapta-hastāya yajñāya
trayī-vidyātmane namaḥ
SYNONYMS
namaḥ—I offer my respectful obeisances unto You; dvi-śīrṣṇe—who have two heads; tri-pade—who have three legs; catuḥ-śṛṅgāya—who have four horns; tantave—who expand; sapta-hastāya—who have seven hands; yajñāya—unto the yajña-puruṣa, the supreme enjoyer; trayī—the three modes of Vedic ritualistic ceremonies; vidyā-ātmane—the Personality of Godhead, the embodiment of all knowledge; namaḥ—I offer my respectful obeisances unto You.
TRANSLATION
I offer my respectful obeisances unto You, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, who have two heads [prāyaṇīya and udāyanīya], three legs [savana-traya], four horns [the four Vedas] and seven hands [the seven chandas, such as Gāyatrī]. I offer my obeisances unto You, whose heart and soul are the three Vedic rituals [karma-kāṇḍa, jñāna-kāṇḍa and upāsanā-kāṇḍa] and who expand these rituals in the form of sacrifice.

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