1. 41

    जगृहुस्तद्विसृष्टां तां जृम्भणाख्यां तनुं प्रभोः । निद्रामिन्द्रियविक्लेदो यया भूतेषु दृश्यते । येनोच्छिष्टान् धर्षयन्ति तमुन्मादं प्रचक्षते ।। ३-२०-४१ ।।

    The ghosts and hobgoblins took possession of the body thrown off in the form of yawning by Brahmā, the creator of the living entities. This is also known as the sleep which causes drooling. The hobgoblins and ghosts attack men who are impure, and their attack is spoken of as insanity. ।। 3-20-41 ।।

  2. 42

    ऊर्जस्वन्तं मन्यमान आत्मानं भगवानजः । साध्यान् गणान् पितृगणान् परोक्षेणासृजत्प्रभुः ।। ३-२०-४२ ।।

    Recognizing himself to be full of desire and energy, the worshipful Brahmā, the creator of the living entities, evolved from his own invisible form, from his navel, the hosts of Sādhyas and Pitās. ।। 3-20-42 ।।

  3. 43

    त आत्मसर्गं तं कायं पितरः प्रतिपेदिरे । साध्येभ्यश्च पितृभ्यश्च कवयो यद्वितन्वते ।। ३-२०-४३ ।।

    The Pitās themselves took possession of the invisible body, the source of their existence. It is through the medium of this invisible body that those well versed in the rituals offer oblations to the Sādhyas and Pitās [in the form of their departed ancestors] on the occasion of śrāddha. ।। 3-20-43 ।।

  4. 44

    सिद्धान् विद्याधरांश्चैव तिरोधानेन सोऽसृजत् । तेभ्योऽददात्तमात्मानमन्तर्धानाख्यमद्भुतम् ।। ३-२०-४४ ।।

    Then Lord Brahmā, by his ability to be hidden from vision, created the Siddhas and Vidyādharas and gave them that wonderful form of his known as the Antardhāna. ।। 3-20-44 ।।

  5. 45

    स किन्नरान् किम्पुरुषान् प्रत्यात्म्येनासृजत्प्रभुः । मानयन्नात्मनाऽऽत्मानमात्माभासं विलोकयन् ।। ३-२०-४५ ।।

    One day, Brahmā, the creator of the living entities, beheld his own reflection in the water, and admiring himself, he evolved Kimpuruṣas as well as Kinnaras out of that reflection. ।। 3-20-45 ।।