1. 16

    यो वा अहं च गिरिशश्च विभुः स्वयं च स्थित्युद्भवप्रलयहेतव आत्ममूलम् । भित्त्वा त्रिपाद्ववृध एक उरुप्ररोहस्तस्मै नमो भगवते भुवनद्रुमाय ।। ३-९-१६ ।।

    Your Lordship is the prime root of the tree of the planetary systems. This tree has grown by first penetrating the material nature in three trunks — as me, Śiva and You, the Almighty — for creation, maintenance and dissolution, and we three have grown with many branches. Therefore I offer my obeisances unto You, the tree of the cosmic manifestation. ।। 3-9-16 ।।

  2. 17

    लोको विकर्मनिरतः कुशले प्रमत्तः कर्मण्ययं त्वदुदिते भवदर्चने स्वे । यस्तावदस्य बलवानिह जीविताशां सद्यश्छिनत्त्यनिमिषाय नमोऽस्तु तस्मै ।। ३-९-१७ ।।

    People in general all engage in foolish acts, not in the really beneficial activities enunciated directly by You for their guidance. As long as their tendency for foolish work remains powerful, all their plans in the struggle for existence will be cut to pieces. I therefore offer my obeisances unto Him who acts as eternal time. ।। 3-9-17 ।।

  3. 18

    यस्माद्बिभेम्यहमपि द्विपरार्धधिष्ण्यमध्यासितः सकललोकनमस्कृतं यत् । तेपे तपो बहुसवोऽवरुरुत्समानस्तस्मै नमो भगवतेऽधिमखाय तुभ्यम् ।। ३-९-१८ ।।

    Your Lordship, I offer my respectful obeisances unto You who are indefatigable time and the enjoyer of all sacrifices. Although I am situated in an abode which will continue to exist for a time duration of two parārdhas, although I am the leader of all other planets in the universe, and although I have undergone many, many years of penance for self-realization, still I offer my respects unto You. ।। 3-9-18 ।।

  4. 19

    तिर्यङ्मनुष्यविबुधादिषु जीवयोनिष्वात्मेच्छयाऽऽत्मकृतसेतुपरीप्सया यः । रेमे निरस्तरतिरप्यवरुद्धदेहस्तस्मै नमो भगवते पुरुषोत्तमाय ।। ३-९-१९ ।।

    O my Lord, by Your own will You appear in the various species of living entities, among animals lower than human beings as well as among the demigods, to perform Your transcendental pastimes. You are not affected by material contamination. You come just to fulfill the obligations of Your own principles of religion, and therefore, O Supreme Personality, I offer my obeisances unto You for manifesting such different forms. ।। 3-9-19 ।।

  5. 20

    योऽविद्ययानुपहतोऽपि दशार्धवृत्त्या निद्रामुवाह जठरीकृतलोकयात्रः । अन्तर्जलेऽहिकशिपुस्पर्शानुकूलां भीमोर्मिमालिनि जनस्य सुखं विवृण्वन् ।। ३-९-२० ।।

    My Lord, You accept the pleasure of sleeping in the water of devastation, where there are violent waves, and You enjoy pleasure on the bed of snakes, showing the happiness of Your sleep to intelligent persons. At that time, all the universal planets are stationed within Your abdomen. ।। 3-9-20 ।।