1. 6

    आरुह्य स्यन्दनं शौरिर्द्विजमारोप्य तूर्णगैः । आनर्तादेकरात्रेण विदर्भानगमद्धयैः ।। १०-५३-६ ।।

    Lord Śauri mounted His chariot and had the brāhmaṇa do likewise. Then the Lord’s swift horses took them from the Ānarta district to Vidarbha in a single night. ।। 10-53-6 ।।

  2. 7

    राजा स कुण्डिनपतिः पुत्रस्नेहवशं गतः । शिशुपालाय स्वां कन्यां दास्यन् कर्माण्यकारयत् ।। १०-५३-७ ।।

    King Bhīṣmaka, the master of Kuṇḍina, having succumbed to the sway of affection for his son, was about to give his daughter to Śiśupāla. The King saw to all the required preparations. ।। 10-53-7 ।।

  3. 8

    पुरं सम्मृष्टसंसिक्तमार्गरथ्याचतुष्पथम् । चित्रध्वजपताकाभिस्तोरणैः समलङ्कृतम् ।। १०-५३-८ ।।

    The king had the main avenues, commercial roads and intersections thoroughly cleaned and then sprinkled with water, and he also had the city decorated with triumphant archways and multicolored banners on poles. ।। 10-53-8 ।।

  4. 9

    स्रग्गन्धमाल्याभरणैर्विरजोऽम्बरभूषितैः । जुष्टं स्त्रीपुरुषैः श्रीमद्गृहैरगुरुधूपितैः ।। १०-५३-९ ।।

    The men and women of the city, arrayed in spotless raiment and anointed with fragrant sandalwood paste, wore precious necklaces, flower garlands and jeweled ornaments, and their opulent homes were filled with the aroma of aguru. ।। 10-53-9 ।।

  5. 10

    पितॄन् देवान् समभ्यर्च्य विप्रांश्च विधिवन्नृप । भोजयित्वा यथान्यायं वाचयामास मङ्गलम् ।। १०-५३-१० ।।

    O King, in accordance with prescribed rituals, Mahārāja Bhīṣmaka worshiped the forefathers, demigods and brāhmaṇas, feeding them all properly. Then He had the traditional mantras chanted for the well-being of the bride. ।। 10-53-10 ।।