- kṣut-pipāse tataḥ syātāṁ
- samudras tv etayor abhūt
- athāsya hṛdayaṁ bhinnaṁ
- hṛdayān mana utthitam
kṣut-pipāse—hunger and thirst; tataḥ—then; syātām—appeared; samudraḥ—the ocean; tu—then; etayoḥ—in their wake; abhūt—appeared; atha—then; asya—of the universal form; hṛdayam—a heart; bhinnam—appeared; hṛdayāt—from the heart; manaḥ—the mind; utthitam—appeared.
Next grew feelings of hunger and thirst, and in their wake came the manifestation of the oceans. Then a heart became manifest, and in the wake of the heart the mind appeared.
The ocean is considered to be the presiding deity of the abdomen, where the feelings of hunger and thirst originate. When there is an irregularity in hunger and thirst, one is advised, according to Āyur-vedic treatment, to take a bath in the ocean.