dyotayed yo mahā-bhāga
punāty āsaptataṁ kulam
kim- ca-furthermore; dyūta-of playing dice; vyājena-on the pretext; viprendra-O king of brāhmaṇas; kārttike-in Kārttika; keśava-of Lord Keśava; alayam-the temple; dyotayet-illuminates; yaḥ-who; mahā-bhāga-O very fortunate one; punāti-purifies; āsaptatam- kulam-seven generations of his family.
“O very fortunate one, a person who in order to play dice lights a lamp in Lord Keśava’s temple purifies seven generations of his family.”
– Kārtik Mahatmya Text 118
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