1. 21

    यक्षरक्षांसि भूतानि पिशाचाः पिशिताशनाः । भूतेशवत्सा दुदुहुः कपाले क्षतजासवम् ।। ४-१८-२१ ।।

    Then the Yakṣas, Rākṣasas, ghosts and witches, who are habituated to eating flesh, transformed Lord Śiva’s incarnation Rudra [Bhūtanātha] into a calf and milked out beverages made of blood and put them in a pot made of skulls. ।। 4-18-21 ।।

  2. 22

    तथाहयो दन्दशूकाः सर्पा नागाश्च तक्षकम् । विधाय वत्सं दुदुहुर्बिलपात्रे विषं पयः ।। ४-१८-२२ ।।

    Thereafter cobras and snakes without hoods, large snakes, scorpions and many other poisonous animals took poison out of the planet earth as their milk and kept this poison in snake holes. They made a calf out of Takṣaka. ।। 4-18-22 ।।

  3. 23

    पशवो यवसं क्षीरं वत्सं कृत्वा च गोवृषम् । अरण्यपात्रे चाधुक्षन् मृगेन्द्रेण च दंष्ट्रिणः ।। ४-१८-२३ ।।

    The four-legged animals like the cows made a calf out of the bull who carries Lord Śiva and made a milking pot out of the forest. Thus they got fresh green grasses to eat. ।। 4-18-23 ।।

  4. 24

    क्रव्यादाः प्राणिनः क्रव्यं दुदुहुः स्वे कलेवरे । सुपर्णवत्सा विहगाश्चरं चाचरमेव च ।। ४-१८-२४ ।।

    Ferocious animals like tigers transformed a lion into a calf, and thus they were able to get flesh for milk. The birds made a calf out of Garuḍa and took milk from the planet earth in the form of moving insects and nonmoving plants and grasses. ।। 4-18-24 ।।

  5. 25

    वटवत्सा वनस्पतयः पृथग्रसमयं पयः । गिरयो हिमवद्वत्सा नानाधातून् स्वसानुषु ।। ४-१८-२५ ।।

    The trees made a calf out of the banyan tree, and thus they derived milk in the form of many delicious juices. The mountains transformed the Himālayas into a calf, and they milked a variety of minerals into a pot made of the peaks of hills. ।। 4-18-25 ।।