तस्मिन्नयाजयन् क्षेत्रे मखैरुत्तमकल्पकै: ॥ ४३ ॥
vṛtā dharmeṇa dhārmikam
tasminn ayājayan kṣetre
te — they; enam — him; ṛṣayaḥ — the sages; rājan — O King (Parīkṣit); vṛtāḥ — chosen; dharmeṇa — according to religious principles; dhārmikam — who was religious; tasmin — in that; ayājayan — they engaged in executing sacrifices; kṣetre — holy field (of Kurukṣetra); makhaiḥ — with fire rituals; uttama — superexcellent; kalpakaiḥ — whose arrangements.
Thus requested by him, O King, the sages engaged the pious Vasudeva in performing fire sacrifices at that holy place of Kurukṣetra according to strict religious principles and with most excellent ritual arrangements.