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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.8.12
ṛṣayaḥ kalpayāḿ cakrur
jagur bhadrāṇi gandharvā
naṭyaś ca nanṛtur jaguḥ
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.
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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