1. 16

    मन्त्रतस्तन्त्रतश्छिद्रं देशकालार्हवस्तुतः । सर्वं करोति निश्छिद्रं नामसङ्कीर्तनं तव ।। ८-२३-१६ ।।

    There may be discrepancies in pronouncing the mantras and observing the regulative principles, and, moreover, there may be discrepancies in regard to time, place, person and paraphernalia. But when Your Lordship’s holy name is chanted, everything becomes faultless. ।। 8-23-16 ।।

  2. 17

    तथापि वदतो भूमन् करिष्याम्यनुशासनम् । एतच्छ्रेयः परं पुंसां यत्तवाज्ञानुपालनम् ।। ८-२३-१७ ।।

    Lord Viṣṇu, I must nonetheless act in obedience to Your order because obeying Your order is most auspicious and is the first duty of everyone. ।। 8-23-17 ।।

  3. 18

    श्रीशुक उवाच अभिनन्द्य हरेराज्ञामुशना भगवानिति । यज्ञच्छिद्रं समाधत्त बलेर्विप्रर्षिभिः सह ।। ८-२३-१८ ।।

    Śukadeva Gosvāmī continued: In this way, the most powerful Śukrācārya accepted the order of the Supreme Personality of Godhead with full respect. Along with the best brāhmaṇas, he began to compensate for the discrepancies in the sacrifices performed by Bali Mahārāja. ।। 8-23-18 ।।

  4. 19

    एवं बलेर्महीं राजन् भिक्षित्वा वामनो हरिः । ददौ भ्रात्रे महेन्द्राय त्रिदिवं यत्परैर्हृतम् ।। ८-२३-१९ ।।

    O King Parīkṣit, thus having taken all the land of Bali Mahārāja by begging, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Vāmanadeva, delivered to His brother Indra all the land taken away by Indra’s enemy. ।। 8-23-19 ।।

  5. 20

    प्रजापतिपतिर्ब्रह्मा देवर्षिपितृभूमिपैः । दक्षभृग्वङ्गिरोमुख्यैः कुमारेण भवेन च ।। ८-२३-२० ।।

    Lord Brahmā [the master of King Dakṣa and all other Prajāpatis], accompanied by all the demigods, the great saintly persons, the inhabitants of Pitṛloka, the Manus, the munis, and such leaders as Dakṣa, Bhṛgu and Aṅgirā, as well as Kārttikeya and Lord Śiva, Accepted ।। 8-23-20 ।।