1. 26

    हृदि कामो भ्रुवः क्रोधो लोभश्चाधरदच्छदात् । आस्याद्वाक्सिन्धवो मेढ्रान्निरृतिः पायोरघाश्रयः ।। ३-१२-२६ ।।

    Lust and desire became manifested from the heart of Brahmā, anger from between his eyebrows, greed from between his lips, the power of speaking from his mouth, the ocean from his penis, and low and abominable activities from his anus, the source of all sins. ।। 3-12-26 ।।

  2. 27

    छायायाः कर्दमो जज्ञे देवहूत्याः पतिः प्रभुः । मनसो देहतश्चेदं जज्ञे विश्वकृतो जगत् ।। ३-१२-२७ ।।

    Sage Kardama, husband of the great Devahūti, was manifested from the shadow of Brahmā. Thus all became manifested from either the body or the mind of Brahmā. ।। 3-12-27 ।।

  3. 28

    वाचं दुहितरं तन्वीं स्वयम्भूर्हरतीं मनः । अकामां चकमे क्षत्तः सकाम इति नः श्रुतम् ।। ३-१२-२८ ।।

    O Vidura, we have heard that Brahmā had a daughter named Vāk who was born from his body and who attracted his mind toward sex, although she was not sexually inclined towards him. ।। 3-12-28 ।।

  4. 29

    तमधर्मे कृतमतिं विलोक्य पितरं सुताः । मरीचिमुख्या मुनयो विश्रम्भात्प्रत्यबोधयन् ।। ३-१२-२९ ।।

    Thus, finding their father so deluded in an act of immorality, the sages headed by Marīci, all sons of Brahmā, spoke as follows with great respect. ।। 3-12-29 ।।

  5. 30

    नैतत्पूर्वैः कृतं त्वद्य न करिष्यन्ति चापरे । यत्त्वं दुहितरं गच्छेरनिगृह्याङ्गजं प्रभुः ।। ३-१२-३० ।।

    O father, this performance in which you are endeavoring to complicate yourself was never attempted by any other Brahmā, nor by anyone else, nor by you in previous kalpas, nor will anyone dare to attempt it in the future. You are the supreme being in the universe, so how is it that you want to have sex with your daughter and cannot control your desire? ।। 3-12-30 ।।