1. 36

    मनुः स्यन्दनमास्थाय शातकौम्भपरिच्छदम् । आरोप्य स्वां दुहितरं सभार्यः पर्यटन् महीम् ।। ३-२१-३६ ।।

    Svāyambhuva Manu, with his wife, mounted his chariot, which was decorated with golden ornaments. Placing his daughter on it with them, he began traveling all over the earth. ।। 3-21-36 ।।

  2. 37

    तस्मिन् सुधन्वन्नहनि भगवान् यत्समादिशत् । उपायादाश्रमपदं मुनेः शान्तव्रतस्य तत् ।। ३-२१-३७ ।।

    O Vidura, they reached the hermitage of the sage, who had just completed his vows of austerity on the very day foretold by the Lord. ।। 3-21-37 ।।

  3. 38

    यस्मिन् भगवतो नेत्रान्न्यपतन्नश्रुबिन्दवः । कृपया सम्परीतस्य प्रपन्नेऽर्पितया भृशम् ।। ३-२१-३८ ।।

    It was called Bindu-sarovara because drops of tears had fallen there from the eyes of the Lord, who was overwhelmed by extreme compassion for the sage who had sought His protection. ।। 3-21-38 ।।

  4. 39

    तद्वै बिन्दुसरो नाम सरस्वत्या परिप्लुतम् । पुण्यं शिवामृतजलं महर्षिगणसेवितम् ।। ३-२१-३९ ।।

    The holy Lake Bindu-sarovara, flooded by the waters of the river Sarasvatī, was resorted to by hosts of eminent sages. Its holy water was not only auspicious but as sweet as nectar. ।। 3-21-39 ।।

  5. 40

    पुण्यद्रुमलताजालैः कूजत्पुण्यमृगद्विजैः । सर्वर्तुफलपुष्पाढ्यं वनराजिश्रियान्वितम् ।। ३-२१-४० ।।

    The shore of the lake was surrounded by clusters of pious trees and creepers, rich in fruits and flowers of all seasons, that afforded shelter to pious animals and birds, which uttered various cries. It was adorned by the beauty of groves of forest trees. ।। 3-21-40 ।।