1. 46

    भस्मसात्क्रियमाणांस्तान् द्रुमान् वीक्ष्य पितामहः । आगतः शमयामास पुत्रान् बर्हिष्मतो नयैः ।। ४-३०-४६ ।।

    After seeing that all the trees on the surface of the earth were being turned to ashes, Lord Brahmā immediately came to the sons of King Barhiṣmān and pacified them with words of logic. ।। 4-30-46 ।।

  2. 47

    तत्रावशिष्टा ये वृक्षा भीता दुहितरं तदा । उज्जह्रुस्ते प्रचेतोभ्य उपदिष्टाः स्वयम्भुवा ।। ४-३०-४७ ।।

    The remaining trees, being very much afraid of the Pracetās, immediately delivered their daughter at the advice of Lord Brahmā. ।। 4-30-47 ।।

  3. 48

    ते च ब्रह्मण आदेशान्मारिषामुपयेमिरे । यस्यां महदवज्ञानादजन्यजनयोनिजः ।। ४-३०-४८ ।।

    Following the order of Lord Brahmā, all the Pracetās accepted the girl as their wife. From the womb of this girl, the son of Lord Brahmā named Dakṣa took birth. Dakṣa had to take birth from the womb of Māriṣā due to his disobeying and disrespecting Lord Mahādeva [Śiva]. Consequently he had to give up his body twice. ।। 4-30-48 ।।

  4. 49

    चाक्षुषे त्वन्तरे प्राप्ते प्राक्सर्गे कालविद्रुते । यः ससर्ज प्रजा इष्टाः स दक्षो दैवचोदितः ।। ४-३०-४९ ।।

    His previous body had been destroyed, but he, the same Dakṣa, inspired by the supreme will, created all the desired living entities in the Cākṣuṣa manvantara. ।। 4-30-49

  5. 50

    यो जायमानः सर्वेषां तेजस्तेजस्विनां रुचा । स्वयोपादत्त दाक्ष्याच्च कर्मणां दक्षमब्रुवन् ।। ४-३०-५० ।।

    After being born, Dakṣa, by the superexcellence of his bodily luster, covered all others’ bodily opulence. Because he was very expert in performing fruitive activity, he was called by the name Dakṣa, meaning “the very expert.” ।। 4-30-50 ।।