तत: स्वलङ्कृतो वर्णानाश्वभ्योऽन्नेन पूजयत् ॥ ५४ ॥
vandibhyo ’dāt tathā striyaḥ
tataḥ sv-alaṅkṛto varṇān
ā-śvabhyo ’nnena pūjayat
His sacred bath complete, Vasudeva joined with his wives in giving the jewelry and clothes they had been wearing to the professional reciters. Vasudeva then put on new garments, after which he honored all classes of people by feeding everyone, even the dogs.