यदा स्वभार्यया सार्धं जात: स्वायम्भुवो मनु: ।
प्राञ्जलि: प्रणतश्चेदं वेदगर्भमभाषत ॥ ६ ॥
yadā sva-bhāryayā sārdhaṁ
jātaḥ svāyambhuvo manuḥ
prāñjaliḥ praṇataś cedaṁ
maitreyaḥ uvāca — Maitreya said; yadā — when; sva-bhāryayā — along with his wife; sārdham — accompanied by; jātaḥ — appeared; svāyambhuvaḥ — Svāyambhuva Manu; manuḥ — the father of mankind; prāñjaliḥ — with folded hands; praṇataḥ — in obeisances; ca — also; idam — this; veda-garbham — unto the reservoir of Vedic wisdom; abhāṣata — addressed.
The sage Maitreya said to Vidura: After his appearance, Manu, the father of mankind, along with his wife, thus addressed the reservoir of Vedic wisdom, Brahmā, with obeisances and folded hands.