SB 3.23.29

भूषणानि परार्ध्यानि वरीयांसि द्युमन्ति च ।
अन्नं सर्वगुणोपेतं पानं चैवामृतासवम् ॥२९॥

Text

bhūṣaṇāni parārdhyāni
varīyāṁsi dyumanti ca
annaṁ sarva-guṇopetaṁ
pānaṁ caivāmṛtāsavam

Synonyms

bhūṣaṇāni—ornaments; para-ardhyāni—most valuable; varīyāṁsi—very excellent; dyumanti—splendid; ca—and; annam—food; sarva-guna—all good qualities; upetam—containing; panam—beverages; ca—and; eva—also; amṛta—sweet; āsavam—intoxicating.

Translation

They then decorated her with very excellent and valuable jewels, which shone brightly. Next they offered her food containing all good qualities, and a sweet, inebriating drink called āsavam.

Purport

Āsavam is an Āyur-vedic medical preparation; it is not a liquor. It is especially made from drugs and is meant to improve metabolism for the healthy condition of the body.

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