SB 6.6.24-26

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Srimad-Bhagavatam - Sixth Canto - Chapter 6: The Progeny of the Daughters of Dakṣa
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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXTS 24-26

punaḥ prasādya taṁ somaḥ
kalā lebhe kṣaye ditāḥ
śṛṇu nāmāni lokānāṁ
mātṟṇāṁ śaṅkarāṇi ca
atha kaśyapa-patnīnāṁ
yat-prasūtam idaṁ jagat
aditir ditir danuḥ kāṣṭhā
ariṣṭā surasā ilā
muniḥ krodhavaśā tāmrā
surabhiḥ saramā timiḥ
timer yādo-gaṇā āsan
śvāpadāḥ saramā-sutāḥ


SYNONYMS

punaḥ—again; prasādya—pacifying; tam—him (Prajāpati Dakṣa); somaḥ—the moon-god; kalāḥ—portions of light; lebhe—achieved; kṣaye—in gradual destruction (the dark fortnight); ditāḥ—removed; śṛṇu—please hear; nāmāni—all the names; lokānām—of the planets; mātṟṇām—of the mothers; śaṅkarāṇi—pleasing; ca—also; atha—now; kaśyapa-patnīnām—of the wives of Kaśyapa; yat-prasūtam—from whom was born; idam—this; jagat—whole universe; aditiḥ—Aditi; ditiḥ—Diti; danuḥ—Danu; kāṣṭhā—Kāṣṭhā; ariṣṭā—Ariṣṭā; surasā—Surasā; ilā—Ilā; muniḥ—Muni; krodhavaśā—Krodhavaśā; tāmrā—Tāmrā; surabhiḥ—Surabhi; saramā—Saramā; timiḥ—Timi; timeḥ—from Timi; yādaḥ-gaṇāḥ—the aquatics; āsan—appeared; śvāpadāḥ—the ferocious animals like the lions and tigers; saramā-sutāḥ—the children of Saramā.


TRANSLATION

Thereafter the King of the moon pacified Prajāpati Dakṣa with courteous words and thus regained the portions of light he had lost during his disease. Nevertheless he could not beget children. The moon loses his shining power during the dark fortnight, and in the bright fortnight it is manifest again. O King Parīkṣit, now please hear from me the names of Kaśyapa's wives, from whose wombs the population of the entire universe has come. They are the mothers of almost all the population of the entire universe, and their names are very auspicious to hear. They are Aditi, Diti, Danu, Kāṣṭhā, Ariṣṭā, Surasā, Ilā, Muni, Krodhavaśā, Tāmrā, Surabhi, Saramā and Timi. From the womb of Timi all the aquatics took birth, and from the womb of Saramā the ferocious animals like the tigers and lions took birth.


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Facts about "SB 6.6.24-26"
Spoken byŚukadeva Gosvāmī +
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