1. 6

    हिरण्मयः स पुरुषः सहस्रपरिवत्सरान् । आण्डकोश उवासाप्सु सर्वसत्त्वोपबृंहितः ।। ३-६-६ ।।

    The gigantic virāṭ-puruṣa, known as Hiraṇmaya, lived for one thousand celestial years on the water of the universe, and all the living entities lay with Him. ।। 3-6-6 ।।

  2. 7

    स वै विश्वसृजां गर्भो देवकर्मात्मशक्तिमान् । विबभाजात्मनाऽऽत्मानमेकधा दशधा त्रिधा ।। ३-६-७ ।।

    The total energy of the mahat-tattva, in the form of the gigantic virāṭ-rūpa, divided Himself by Himself into the consciousness of the living entities, the life of activity, and self-identification, which are subdivided into one, ten and three respectively. ।। 3-6-7 ।।

  3. 8

    एष ह्यशेषसत्त्वानामात्मांशः परमात्मनः । आद्योऽवतारो यत्रासौ भूतग्रामो विभाव्यते ।। ३-६-८ ।।

    The gigantic universal form of the Supreme Lord is the first incarnation and plenary portion of the Supersoul. He is the Self of an unlimited number of living entities, and in Him rests the aggregate creation, which thus flourishes. ।। 3-6-8 ।।

  4. 9

    साध्यात्मः साधिदैवश्च साधिभूत इति त्रिधा । विराट् प्राणो दशविध एकधा हृदयेन च ।। ३-६-९ ।।

    The gigantic universal form is represented by three, ten and one in the sense that He is the body and the mind and the senses, He is the dynamic force for all movements by ten kinds of life energy, and He is the one heart where life energy is generated. ।। 3-6-9 ।।

  5. 10

    स्मरन्विश्वसृजामीशो विज्ञापितमधोक्षजः । विराजमतपत्स्वेन तेजसैषां विवृत्तये ।। ३-६-१० ।।

    The Supreme Lord is the Supersoul of all the demigods entrusted with the task of constructing the cosmic manifestation. Being thus prayed to [by the demigods], He thought to Himself and thus manifested the gigantic form for their understanding. ।। 3-6-10 ।।