1. 36

    स एवं स्वान्तरं निन्ये युगानामेकसप्ततिम् । वासुदेवप्रसङ्गेन परिभूतगतित्रयः ।। ३-२२-३६ ।।

    He passed his time, which lasted seventy-one cycles of the four ages [71 × 4,320,000 years], always thinking of Vāsudeva and always engaged in matters regarding Vāsudeva. Thus he transcended the three destinations. ।। 3-22-36 ।।

  2. 37

    शारीरा मानसा दिव्या वैयासे ये च मानुषाः । भौतिकाश्च कथं क्लेशा बाधन्ते हरिसंश्रयम् ।। ३-२२-३७ ।।

    Therefore, O Vidura, how can persons completely under the shelter of Lord Kṛṣṇa in devotional service be put into miseries pertaining to the body, the mind, nature, and other men and living creatures? ।। 3-22-37 ।।

  3. 38

    यः पृष्टो मुनिभिः प्राह धर्मान्नानाविधान् शुभान् । नृणां वर्णाश्रमाणां च सर्वभूतहितः सदा ।। ३-२२-३८ ।।

    In reply to questions asked by certain sages, he [Svāyambhuva Manu], out of compassion for all living entities, taught the diverse sacred duties of men in general and the different varṇas and āśramas. ।। 3-22-38 ।।

  4. 39

    एतत्त आदिराजस्य मनोश्चरितमद्भुतम् । वर्णितं वर्णनीयस्य तदपत्योदयं श‍ृणु ।। ३-२२-३९ ।।

    I have spoken to you of the wonderful character of Svāyambhuva Manu, the original king, whose reputation is worthy of description. Please hear as I speak of the flourishing of his daughter Devahūti. ।। 3-22-39 ।।