1. 21

    स विधास्यति ते कामान् हरिर्दीनानुकम्पनः । अमोघा भगवद्भक्तिर्नेतरेति मतिर्मम ।। ८-१६-२१ ।।

    The Supreme Personality of Godhead, who is very merciful to the poor, will fulfill all of your desires, for devotional service unto Him is infallible. Any method other than devotional service is useless. That is my opinion. ।। 8-16-21 ।।

  2. 22

    अदितिरुवाच केनाहं विधिना ब्रह्मन्नुपस्थास्ये जगत्पतिम् । यथा मे सत्यसङ्कल्पो विदध्यात्स मनोरथम् ।। ८-१६-२२ ।।

    Śrīmatī Aditi said: O brāhmaṇa, tell me the regulative principles by which I may worship the supreme master of the world so that He will be pleased with me and fulfill all my desires. ।। 8-16-22 ।।

  3. 23

    आदिश त्वं द्विजश्रेष्ठ विधिं तदुपधावनम् । आशु तुष्यति मे देवः सीदन्त्याः सह पुत्रकैः ।। ८-१६-२३ ।।

    O best of the brāhmaṇas, kindly instruct me in the perfect method of worshiping the Supreme Personality of Godhead in devotional service, by which the Lord may very soon be pleased with me and save me, along with my sons, from this most dangerous condition. ।‌। 8-16-23 ।।

  4. 24

    कश्यप उवाच एतन्मे भगवान् पृष्टः प्रजाकामस्य पद्मजः । यदाह ते प्रवक्ष्यामि व्रतं केशवतोषणम् ।। ८-१६-२४ ।।

    Śrī Kaśyapa Muni said: When I desired offspring, I placed inquiries before Lord Brahmā, who is born from a lotus flower. Now I shall explain to you the same process Lord Brahmā instructed me, by which Keśava, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, is satisfied. ।। 8-16-24 ।।

  5. 25

    फाल्गुनस्यामले पक्षे द्वादशाहं पयोव्रतः । अर्चयेदरविन्दाक्षं भक्त्या परमयान्वितः ।। ८-१६-२५ ।।

    In the bright fortnight of the month of Phālguna [February and March], for twelve days ending with Dvādaśī, one should observe the vow of subsisting only on milk and should worship the lotus-eyed Supreme Personality of Godhead with all devotion. ।। 8-16-25 ।।