TEXT 12
ṛṣayaḥ kalpayāṁ cakrur
ābhiṣekaṁ yathā-vidhi
jagur bhadrāṇi gandharvā
naṭyaś ca nanṛtur jaguḥ
SYNONYMS
ṛṣayaḥ—the great sages; kalpayām cakruḥ—executed; ābhiṣekam—the abhiṣeka ceremony, which is required during the installation of the Deity; yathā-vidhi—as directed in the authorized scriptures; jaguḥ—chanted Vedic mantras; bhadrāṇi—all good fortune; gandharvāḥ—and the inhabitants of Gandharvaloka; naṭyaḥ—the women who were professional dancers; ca—also; nanṛtuḥ—very nicely danced on the occasion; jaguḥ—and sang authorized songs prescribed in the Vedas.
TRANSLATION
The great sages performed the bathing ceremony of the goddess of fortune as directed in the authorized scriptures, the Gandharvas chanted all-auspicious Vedic mantras, and the professional women dancers very nicely danced and sang authorized songs prescribed in the Vedas.

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