1. 11

    वेदः प्रणव एवाग्रे धर्मोऽहं वृषरूपधृक् । उपासते तपोनिष्ठा हंसं मां मुक्तकिल्बिषाः ।। ११-१७-११ ।।

    In Satya-yuga the undivided Veda is expressed by the syllable om, and I am the only object of mental activities. I become manifest as the four-legged bull of religion, and thus the inhabitants of Satya-yuga, fixed in austerity and free from all sins, worship Me as Lord Haṁsa. ।। 11-18-11 ।।

  2. 12

    त्रेतामुखे महाभाग प्राणान् मे हृदयात्त्रयी । विद्या प्रादुरभूत्तस्या अहमासं त्रिवृन्मखः ।। ११-१७-१२ ।।

    O greatly fortunate one, at the beginning of Tretā-yuga Vedic knowledge appeared from My heart, which is the abode of the air of life, in three divisions — as Ṛg, Sāma and Yajur. Then from that knowledge I appeared as threefold sacrifice. ।। 11-17-12 ।।

  3. 13

    विप्रक्षत्रियविट् शूद्रा मुखबाहूरुपादजाः । वैराजात्पुरुषाज्जाता य आत्माचरलक्षणाः ।। ११-१७-१३ ।।

    In Tretā-yuga the four social orders were manifested from the universal form of the Personality of Godhead. The brāhmaṇas appeared from the Lord’s face, the kṣatriyas from the Lord’s arms, the vaiśyas from the Lord’s thighs and the śūdras from the legs of that mighty form. Each social division was recognized by its particular duties and behavior. ।। 11-17-13 ।।

  4. 14

    गृहाश्रमो जघनतो ब्रह्मचर्यं हृदो मम । वक्षःस्थलाद्वने वासः न्यासःशीर्षणि संस्थितः ।। ११-१७-१४ ।।

    The married order of life appeared from the loins of My universal form, and the celibate students came from My heart. The forest-dwelling retired order of life appeared from My chest, and the renounced order of life was situated within the head of My universal form. ।। 11-17-14 ।।

  5. 15

    वर्णानामाश्रमाणां च जन्मभूम्यनुसारिणीः । आसन् प्रकृतयो नॄणां नीचैर्नीचोत्तमोत्तमाः ।। ११-१७-१५ ।।

    The various occupational and social divisions of human society appeared according to inferior and superior natures manifest in the situation of the individual’s birth. ।। 11-17-15 ।।