Brahma Vaivarta Purana Chapter 13:161-172

Brahma Vaivarta Purana

Sri Krsnanna-prasana-nama-karana-prastava

Sri Krsna’s Anna-prasana and Nama-karana

Chapter 13: Verse 161-172



161.Then Narada happily arranged that his son’s anna-prasana ceremony be performed in a courtyard filled with banana trees and new mango buds.

162.He happily arranged to have made a beautiful garment for the ceremony, a garment woven with fine threads and anointed with sandal.

163.In the courtyard were many auspicious pots filled with fruits and leaves and splendid with sandal, aguru, musk, and flower garlands.

164.O Narada, that place was splendid with many garlands, fine garments, cows, madhuparkas, sitting places,...

165.-167. ...fruits, and lotus flowers. There was a great sound of dundubhi drums, dakkas, patahas, mrdangas, anakas, murajas, flutes, sannahanis, brass instruments and many other kinds of beautiful musical instruments. Many Vidyadhari girls danced with grace.

168.There were gandharvas singing very beautiful melodies and there were many chariots and golden thrones.

169.-172.Then a messenger came to the courtyard and jubilantly said to Nanda: Look! Accompanied by his wife, servants, four hundred thousand chariots, as many elephants, ten million horses, as many palanquins, many kings of the rsis and munis, many learned brahmanas, and many poets, sannyasis, gopas, and gopis, Candrabhanu has come! Who can count how many are in his entourage?



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