Chapter-4. ( The Hamsa-guhya Prayers )
Slokam-s : 1 & 2.
devasura-nrnam sargo naganam mrga-pakshinam,
samasikas tvaya prokto yas tu svayambhuventare.
sri-raja uvaca = the King ( Parikshit Maharaja ) said;
deva-asura-nrnam = of the devas and asuras, and the human beings;
sargah = the creation;
naganam = of the Nagas (serpentine living entities);
mrga-pakshinam = of the animals and birds;
samasikah = briefly;
tvaya = by you;
proktah = described;
yah = which;
tu = however;
svayambhuve = of Svayambhuva Manu;
antare = within the period.
tasyaiva vyasam icchami jnatum te bhagavan yath,
anusargam yaya saktya sasarja bhagavan parah.
tasya = of this;
eva = indeed;
vyasam = the detailed account;
icchami = I wish;
jnatum = to know;
te = from you;
bhagavan = O my lord;
yatha = as well as;
anusargam = the subsequent creation;
yaya = by which;
saktya = potency;
sasarja = created;
bhagavan = the Supreme Personality of Godhead;.
parah = transcendental.
The King ( Parikshit Maharaja ) said to Sri Sri Suka Brahmarishi : My lord, the demigods, demons, human beings, Nagas, beasts and birds were created during the reign of Svayambhuva Manu.
You have spoken about this creation briefly [in the Third Skandham].
Now I wish to know about it elaborately.
I also wish to know about the potency of the Supreme Personality of Godhead by which He brought about the secondary creation.
To be continued ....