apare niyataharah pranan praneshu juhvati
sarve’py-ete yajna-vido yajna-kshapita-kalmashah
yajna-shishtamrita-bhujo yanti brahma sanatanam
nayam loko’sty-ayajnasya kuto’nyah kuru-sattama
All of them are conversant with the principles of sacrifice. They have purged themselves of impiety by their performance of sacrifice. They are satisfied with the remnants of sacrifice and thus they attain the eternal Absolute Truth. O best of the Kuru Dynasty, for one that never performs sacrifice, even the pleasures of this world are denied – then what to say of the next life?