1. 16

    तैस्तैः कामैरदीनात्मा यथोचितमपूजयत् । विष्णोराराधनार्थाय स्वपुत्रस्योदयाय च ।। १०-५-१६ ।।

    With various desires, he worshipped accordingly, to please his own self and for the worship of Lord Vishnu, as well as for the welfare and progress of his own son. ।। 10-5-16 ।।

  2. 17

    रोहिणी च महाभागा नन्दगोपाभिनन्दिता । व्यचरद्दिव्यवासस्रक्कण्ठाभरणभूषिता ।। १०-५-१७ ।।

    The most fortunate Rohiṇī, the mother of Baladeva, was honored by Nanda Mahārāja and Yaśodā, and thus she also dressed gorgeously and decorated herself with a necklace, a garland and other ornaments. She was busy wandering here and there to receive the women who were guests at the festival. ।। 10-5-17 ।।

  3. 18

    तत आरभ्य नन्दस्य व्रजः सर्वसमृद्धिमान् । हरेर्निवासात्मगुणै रमाक्रीडमभून्नृप ।। १०-५-१८ ।।

    O Mahārāja Parīkṣit, the home of Nanda Mahārāja is eternally the abode of the Supreme Personality of Godhead and His transcendental qualities and is therefore always naturally endowed with the opulence of all wealth. Yet beginning from Lord Kṛṣṇa’s appearance there, it became the place for the pastimes of the goddess of fortune. ।। 10-5-18 ।।

  4. 19

    गोपान् गोकुलरक्षायां निरूप्य मथुरां गतः । नन्दः कंसस्य वार्षिक्यं करं दातुं कुरूद्वह ।। १०-५-१९।।

    Śukadeva Gosvāmī continued: Thereafter, my dear King Parīkṣit, O best protector of the Kuru dynasty, Nanda Mahārāja appointed the local cowherd men to protect Gokula and then went to Mathurā to pay the yearly taxes to King Kaṁsa. ।। 10-5-19 ।।

  5. 20

    वसुदेव उपश्रुत्य भ्रातरं नन्दमागतम् । ज्ञात्वा दत्तकरं राज्ञे ययौ तदवमोचनम् ।। १०-५-२० ।।

    When Vasudeva heard that Nanda Mahārāja, his very dear friend and brother, had come to Mathurā and already paid the taxes to Kaṁsa, he went to Nanda Mahārāja’s residence. ।। 10-5-20 ।।