1. 11

    योऽसावस्मिन् महाकल्पे तनयः स विवस्वतः । श्राद्धदेव इति ख्यातो मनुत्वे हरिणार्पितः ।। ८-२४-११ ।।

    In this [the present] millennium King Satyavrata later became the son of Vivasvān, the king of the sun planet, and was known as Śrāddhadeva. By the mercy of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, he was given the post of Manu. ।। 8-24-11 ।।

  2. 12

    एकदा कृतमालायां कुर्वतो जलतर्पणम् । तस्याञ्जल्युदके काचिच्छफर्येकाभ्यपद्यत ।। ८-२४-१२ ।।

    One day while King Satyavrata was performing austerities by offering water on the bank of the river Kṛtamālā, a small fish appeared in the water in his palms.।। 8-24-12 ।।

  3. 13

    सत्यव्रतोऽञ्जलिगतां सह तोयेन भारत । उत्ससर्ज नदीतोये शफरीं द्रविडेश्वरः ।। ८-२४-१३ ।।

    Satyavrata, the King of Draviḍadeśa, threw the fish into the water of the river along with the water in his palm, O King Parīkṣit, descendant of Bharata. ।। 8-24-13 ।।

  4. 14

    तमाह सातिकरुणं महाकारुणिकं नृपम् । यादोभ्यो ज्ञातिघातिभ्यो दीनां मां दीनवत्सल । कथं विसृजसे राजन् भीतामस्मिन् सरिज्जले ।। ८-२४-१४ ।।

    With an appealing voice, the poor small fish said to King Satyavrata, who was very merciful: My dear King, protector of the poor, why are you throwing Me in the water of the river, where there are other aquatics who can kill Me? I am very much afraid of them. ।। 8-24-14 ।।

  5. 15

    तमात्मनोऽनुग्रहार्थं प्रीत्या मत्स्यवपुर्धरम् । अजानन् रक्षणार्थाय शफर्याः स मनो दधे ।। ८-२४-१५ ।।

    To please himself, King Satyavrata, not knowing that the fish was the Supreme Personality of Godhead, decided with great pleasure to give the fish protection. ।। 8-24-15 ।।