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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 5.23.6
punarvasu-puṣyau dakṣiṇa-vāmayoḥ śroṇyor ārdrāśleṣe ca dakṣiṇa-vāmayoḥ paścimayoḥ pādayor abhijid-uttarāṣāḍhe dakṣiṇa-vāmayor nāsikayor yathā-sańkhyaḿ śravaṇa-pūrvāṣāḍhe dakṣiṇa-vāmayor locanayor dhaniṣṭhā mūlaḿ ca dakṣiṇa-vāmayoḥ karṇayor maghādīny aṣṭa nakṣatrāṇi dakṣiṇāyanāni vāma-pārśva-vańkriṣu yuñjīta tathaiva mṛga-śīrṣādīny udagayanāni dakṣiṇa-pārśva-vańkriṣu prātilomyena prayuñjīta śatabhiṣā-jyeṣṭhe skandhayor dakṣiṇa-vāmayor nyaset
punarvasu — the star named Punarvasu; puṣyau — and the star named Puṣyā; dakṣiṇa-vāmayoḥ — on the right and left; śroṇyoḥ — loins; ārdrā — the star named Ārdrā; aśleṣe — the star named Aśleṣā; ca — also; dakṣiṇa-vāmayoḥ — at the right and left; paścimayoḥ — behind; pādayoḥ — feet; abhijit-uttarāṣāḍhe — the stars named Abhijit and Uttarāṣāḍhā; dakṣiṇa-vāmayoḥ — on the right and left; nāsikayoḥ — nostrils; yathā-sańkhyam — according to numerical order; śravaṇa-pūrvāṣāḍhe — the stars named Śravaṇā and Pūrvāṣāḍhā; dakṣiṇa-vāmayoḥ — at the right and left; locanayoḥ — eyes; dhaniṣṭhā mūlam ca — and the stars named Dhaniṣṭhā and Mūlā; dakṣiṇa-vāmayoḥ — at the right and left; karṇayoḥ — ears; maghā-ādīni — the stars such as Maghā; aṣṭa nakṣatrāṇi — eight stars; dakṣiṇa-āyanāni — which mark the southern course; vāma-pārśva — of the left side; vańkriṣu — at the ribs; yuñjīta — may place; tathā eva — similarly; mṛga-śīrṣā-ādīni — such as Mṛgaśīrṣā; udagayanāni — marking the northern course; dakṣiṇa-pārśva-vańkriṣu — on the right side; prātilomyena — in the reverse order; prayuñjīta — may place; śatabhiṣā — Śatabhiṣā; jyeṣṭhe — Jyeṣṭhā; skandhayoḥ — on the two shoulders; dakṣiṇa-vāmayoḥ — right and left; nyaset — should place.
On the right and left sides of where the loins might be on the Śiśumāra-cakra are the stars named Punarvasu and Puṣyā. Ārdrā and Aśleṣā are on its right and left feet, Abhijit and Uttarāṣāḍhā are on its right and left nostrils, Śravaṇā and Pūrvāṣāḍhā are at its right and left eyes, and Dhaniṣṭhā and Mūlā are on its right and left ears. The eight stars from Maghā to Anurādhā, which mark the southern course, are on the ribs of the left of its body, and the eight stars from Mṛgaśīrṣā to Pūrvabhādra, which mark the northern course, are on the ribs on the right side. Śatabhiṣā and Jyeṣṭhā are on the right and left shoulders.
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