- hiraṇmayād aṇḍa-kośād
- utthāya salile śayāt
- tam āviśya mahā-devo
- bahudhā nirbibheda kham
hiraṇmayāt—golden; aṇḍa-kośāt—from the egg; utthāya—arising; salile—on the water; śayāt—lying; tam—in it; āviśya—having entered; mahā-devaḥ—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; bahudhā—in many ways; nirbibheda—divided; kham—apertures.
The Supreme Personality of Godhead, the virāṭ-puruṣa, situated Himself in that golden egg, which was lying on the water, and He divided it into many departments.