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ŚB 4.1.11

Devanagari

दक्षाय ब्रह्मपुत्राय प्रसूतिं भगवान्मनुः
प्रायच्छद्यत्कृतः सर्गस्त्रिलोक्यां विततो महान् ॥ ४.१.११ ॥

Text

dakṣāya brahma-putrāya
prasūtiṁ bhagavān manuḥ
prāyacchad yat-kṛtaḥ sargas
tri-lokyāṁ vitato mahān

Synonyms

dakṣāya — unto Prajāpati Dakṣa; brahma-putrāya — the son of Lord Brahmā; prasūtim — Prasūti; bhagavān — the great personality; manuḥ — Svāyambhuva Manu; prāyacchat — handed over; yat-kṛtaḥ — done by whom; sargaḥ — creation; tri-lokyām — in the three worlds; vitataḥ — expanded; mahān — greatly.

Translation

Svāyambhuva Manu handed over his daughter Prasūti to the son of Brahmā named Dakṣa, who was also one of the progenitors of the living entities. The descendants of Dakṣa are spread throughout the three worlds.