|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 50: Kṛṣṇa Establishes the City of Dvārakā|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.50.37-38
puraḿ praviśati prabhau
śańkha — conchshells; dundubhayaḥ — and kettledrums; neduḥ — sounded; bherī — drums; tūryāṇi — and horns; anekaśaḥ — many at once; vīṇā-veṇu-mṛdańgāni — vīṇās, flutes and mṛdańga drums; puram — the city (Mathurā); praviśati — as He entered; prabhau — the Lord; sikta — sprinkled with water; mārgām — its boulevards; hṛṣṭa — joyful; janām — its citizens; patākābhiḥ — with banners; abhyalańkṛtām — abundantly decorated; nirghuṣṭām — resounding; brahma — of the Vedas; ghoṣeṇa — with chanting; kautuka — festive; ābaddha — ornaments; toraṇām — on its gateways.
As the Lord entered His city, conchshells and kettledrums sounded, and many drums, horns, vīṇās, flutes and mṛdańgas played in concert. The boulevards were sprinkled with water, there were banners everywhere, and the gateways were decorated for the celebration. The citizens were elated, and the city resounded with the chanting of Vedic hymns.
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