- evaṁ-vidhāny anekāni
- trāsanāny amanasvinām
- sasṛjus tigma-gataya
- āsuryā māyayāsurāḥ
evam-vidhāni—(phenomena) like this; anekāni—many varieties of; trāsanāni—fearful; amanasvinām—to the less intelligent men; sasṛjuḥ—they created; tigma-gatayaḥ—of heinous nature; āsuryā—demoniac; māyayā—by illusion; asurāḥ—the demons.
The demon Yakṣas are by nature very heinous, and by their demoniac power of illusion they can create many strange phenomena to frighten one who is less intelligent.