Srimad Bhagavatham : 6.4. 1 & 2.





Skandham-6.


Chapter-4.  ( The Hamsa-guhya  Prayers )


Slokam-s : 1 & 2.


(1).


sri-rajovaca



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.




(2).


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   ....