The mode of worshipping the Gopala manifestation of Vishnu ||28||
1-2Suta said: -I will now describe the adoration of Gopala which yields emancipation and enjoyment. In the door Dhata, Vidhata, Ganga with Yamuna, the Nidhis Sankha and Padma, Saranga, Sarabha and Sri should be adored. In the east should be adored Bhadra and Subhadra, in the south Canda and Pracanda.
3In the west Vala, and Pravala and Jaya and Vijaya in the north. In the four doors Sri, Gana? Durga and Sarasvati should be adored.
4In the south-east and other corners of the field Narada, Siddhas, the preceptor, Nalakuvara should be adored.
5-6In the east the worshipper should adore Vishnu, his asceticism and power. Then in the middle he should adore the family of Vishnu, the Saktis, the tortoise, Ananta, earth, religion, knowledge and disassociation from the world. He should adore prosperity in the south-east and the manifest self in the north.
7He should then adore the Sattva Guna identical with Prakrti (nature), and Rajas identical with Moha (stupefaction) and Tamas, the lotus and the principle of egoism, learning, the great principle and the solar and lunar discs.
8-9Then in the east he should adore Vimala and other seats with the man trams Srim, Hrim, salutation unto the dearest lord of milk-men, Svaha. This is the mantram. In the eastern corners of the diagram of the heart he should adore his weapons viz Acakra, Sucakra, Vicakra, the discus Sudarsana, which protects the three worlds and destroys the Asuras.
10-11Then in the east he should adore the Saktis namely Rukmini, Satyabhama, Sunanda, Nagnajiti, Lakshmana, Mitravrnda, Jambavati and Sushita.
12Then in the east he should also adore his conch shell, discus, club, lotus, mace, the Sarnga bow, sword, noose, goad, the mystic mark Srivatsa, and the jewel Koustabha. He should then adore his crown, garland of wild flowers, his Indra and other flags, Kumudas, Visvaksena and Krishna along with Surya. By reciting his name and adoring him one attains all desired for objects.