1. 36

    तस्मात्पुरुष उत्तस्थौ हेममाल्यमलाम्बरः । हिरण्मयेन पात्रेण सिद्धमादाय पायसम् ।। ४-१३-३६ ।।

    As soon as the oblation was offered in the fire, a person appeared from the fire altar wearing a golden garland and a white dress. He was carrying a golden pot filled with rice boiled in milk. ।। 4-13-36 ।।

  2. 37

    स विप्रानुमतो राजा गृहीत्वाञ्जलिनौदनम् । अवघ्राय मुदा युक्तः प्रादात्पत्न्या उदारधीः ।। ४-१३-३७ ।।

    The King was very liberal, and after taking permission from the priests, he took the preparation in his joined palms, and after smelling it he offered a portion to his wife. ।। 4-13-37 ।।

  3. 38

    सा तत्पुंसवनं राज्ञी प्राश्य वै पत्युरादधे । गर्भं काल उपावृत्ते कुमारं सुषुवेऽप्रजा ।। ४-१३-३८ ।।

    Although the Queen had no son, after eating that food, which had the power to produce a male child, she became pregnant by her husband, and in due course of time she gave birth to a son. ।। 4-13-38 ।।

  4. 39

    स बाल एव पुरुषो मातामहमनुव्रतः । अधर्मांशोद्भवं मृत्युं तेनाभवदधार्मिकः ।। ४-१३-३९ ।।

    That boy was born partially in the dynasty of irreligion. His grandfather was death personified, and the boy grew up as his follower; he became a greatly irreligious person. ।। 4-13-39 ।।

  5. 40

    स शरासनमुद्यम्य मृगयुर्वनगोचरः । हन्त्यसाधुर्मृगान् दीनान् वेनोऽसावित्यरौज्जनः ।। ४-१३-४० ।।

    After fixing his bow and arrow, the cruel boy used to go to the forest and unnecessarily kill innocent deer, and as soon as he came all the people would cry, “Here comes cruel Vena! Here comes cruel Vena!” ।। 4-13-40 ।।