|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 12: The Killing of the Demon Aghāsura|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.12.2
tenaiva sākaḿ pṛthukāḥ sahasraśaḥ
svān svān sahasropari-sańkhyayānvitān
vatsān puraskṛtya viniryayur mudā
tena — Him; eva — indeed; sākam — accompanied by; pṛthukāḥ — the boys; sahasraśaḥ — by the thousands; snigdhāḥ — very attractive; su — beautiful; śik — lunch bags; vetra — sticks for controlling the calves; viṣāṇa — horn bugles; veṇavaḥ — flutes; svān svān — their own respective; sahasra-upari-sańkhyayā anvitān — numbering over a thousand; vatsān — the calves; puraḥ-kṛtya — keeping in front; viniryayuḥ — they came out; mudā — with great pleasure.
At that time, hundreds and thousands of cowherd boys came out of their respective homes in Vrajabhūmi and joined Kṛṣṇa, keeping before them their hundreds and thousands of groups of calves. The boys were very beautiful, and they were equipped with lunch bags, bugles, flutes, and sticks for controlling the calves.
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