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    मैत्रेय उवाच अथादीक्षत राजा तु हयमेधशतेन सः । ब्रह्मावर्ते मनोः क्षेत्रे यत्र प्राची सरस्वती ।। ४-१९-१ ।।

    The great sage Maitreya continued: My dear Vidura, King Pṛthu initiated the performance of one hundred horse sacrifices at the spot where the river Sarasvatī flows towards the east. This piece of land is known as Brahmāvarta, and it was controlled by Svāyambhuva Manu. ।। 4-19-1 ।।

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    तदभिप्रेत्य भगवान् कर्मातिशयमात्मनः । शतक्रतुर्न ममृषे पृथोर्यज्ञमहोत्सवम् ।। ४-१९-२ ।।

    When the most powerful Indra, the King of heaven, saw this, he considered the fact that King Pṛthu was going to exceed him in fruitive activities. Thus Indra could not tolerate the great sacrificial ceremonies performed by King Pṛthu. ।। 4-19-2 ।।

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    यत्र यज्ञपतिः साक्षाद्भगवान् हरिरीश्वरः । अन्वभूयत सर्वात्मा सर्वलोकगुरुः प्रभुः ।। ४-१९-३ ।।

    The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Viṣṇu, is present in everyone’s heart as the Supersoul, and He is the proprietor of all planets and the enjoyer of the results of all sacrifices. He was personally present at the sacrifices made by King Pṛthu. ।। 4-19-3 ।।

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    अन्वितो ब्रह्मशर्वाभ्यां लोकपालैः सहानुगैः । उपगीयमानो गन्धर्वैर्मुनिभिश्चाप्सरोगणैः ।। ४-१९-४ ।।

    When Lord Viṣṇu appeared in the sacrificial arena, Lord Brahmā, Lord Śiva and all the chief predominating personalities of every planet, as well as their followers, came with Him. When He appeared on the scene, the residents of Gandharvaloka, the great sages, and the residents of Apsaroloka all praised Him. ।। 4-19-4 ।।

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    सिद्धा विद्याधरा दैत्या दानवा गुह्यकादयः । सुनन्दनन्दप्रमुखाः पार्षदप्रवरा हरेः ।। ४-१९-५ ।।

    The Lord was accompanied by the residents of Siddhaloka and Vidyādhara-loka, all the descendants of Diti, and the demons and the Yakṣas. He was also accompanied by His chief associates, headed by Sunanda and Nanda. ।। 4-19-5 ।।