Kick out the Shakatasura Within
Srimad Bhagavatam 10.07.10-12 - Kick out the Shakatasura Within (download mp3), (download flv) and (download mp4)
by Bhakti Caitanya Swami at ISKCON Chowpatty
purvavat sthapitam gopair
vipra hutvarcayam cakrur
After the strong, stout cowherd men assembled the pots and paraphernalia on the handcart and set it up as before, the brahmanas performed a ritualistic ceremony with a fire sacrifice to appease the bad planet, and then, with rice grains, kusa, water and curd, they worshiped the Supreme Lord.
The handcart was loaded with heavy utensils and other paraphernalia. To set the cart back in its original position required much strength, but this was easily done by the cowherd men. Then, according to the system of the gopa jati, various Vedic ceremonies were performed to appease the calamitous situation.