1. 51

    पूजां च महतीं कुर्याद्वित्तशाठ्यविवर्जितः । चरुं निरूप्य पयसि शिपिविष्टाय विष्णवे ।। ८-१६-५१ ।।

    Giving up the miserly habit of not spending money, one should arrange for the gorgeous worship of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Viṣṇu, who is situated in the heart of every living entity. ।। 8-16-51 ।।

  2. 52

    श‍ृतेन तेन पुरुषं यजेत सुसमाहितः । नैवेद्यं चातिगुणवद्दद्यात्पुरुषतुष्टिदम् ।। ८-१६-५२ ।।

    With great attention, one must prepare an oblation of grains boiled in ghee and milk and must chant the Puruṣa-sūkta mantra. The offerings of food should be of varieties of tastes. In this way, one should worship the Supreme Personality of Godhead. ।। 8-16-52 ।।

  3. 53

    आचार्यं ज्ञानसम्पन्नं वस्त्राभरणधेनुभिः । तोषयेदृत्विजश्चैव तद्विद्ध्याराधनं हरेः ।। ८-१६-५३ ।।

    One should satisfy the spiritual master [ācārya], who is very learned in Vedic literature, and should satisfy his assistant priests [known as hotā, udgātā, adhvaryu and brahma]. One should please them by offering them clothing, ornaments and cows. This is the ceremony called viṣṇu-ārādhana, or worship of Lord Viṣṇu. ।। 8-16-53 ।।

  4. 54

    भोजयेत्तान् गुणवता सदन्नेन शुचिस्मिते । अन्यांश्च ब्राह्मणान् शक्त्या ये च तत्र समागताः ।। ८-१६-५४ ।।

    O most auspicious lady, one should perform all the ceremonies under the direction of learned ācāryas and should satisfy them and their priests. By distributing prasāda, one should also satisfy the brāhmaṇas and others who have assembled. ।। 8-16-54 ।।

  5. 55

    दक्षिणां गुरवे दद्यादृत्विग्भ्यश्च यथार्हतः । अन्नाद्येनाश्वपाकांश्च प्रीणयेत्समुपागतान् ।। ८-१६-५५ ।।

    One should satisfy the spiritual master and assistant priests by giving them cloth, ornaments, cows and also some monetary contribution. And by distributing prasāda one should satisfy everyone assembled, including even the lowest of men, the caṇḍālas [eaters of dog flesh]. ।। 8-16-55 ।।