TEXT 48
jata nirmucya vidhivat
kula-vrddhaih samam guruh
abhyasincad yathaivendram
catuh-sindhu-jaladibhih
SYNONYMS
jatah—the matted locks of hair on the head; nirmucya—shaving clean; vidhi-vat—according to regulative principles; kula-vrddhaih—the elderly persons in the family; samam—with; guruh—the family priest or spiritual master, Vasistha; abhyasincat—performed the abhiseka ceremony of Lord Ramacandra; yatha—as; eva—like; indram—unto King Indra; catuh-sindhu-jala—with the water of the four oceans; adibhih—and with other paraphernalia for bathing.
TRANSLATION
The family priest or spiritual master, Vasistha, had Lord Ramacandra cleanly shaved, freeing Him from His matted locks of hair. Then, with the cooperation of the elderly members of the family, he performed the bathing ceremony [abhiseka] for Lord Ramacandra with the water of the four seas and with other substances, just as it was performed for King Indra.

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