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ŚB 4.1.33

Devanagari

सोमोऽभूद्ब्रह्मणोऽंशेन दत्तो विष्णोस्तु योगवित्
दुर्वासाः शङ्करस्यांशो निबोधाङ्गिरसः प्रजाः ॥ ४.१.३३ ॥

Text

somo ’bhūd brahmaṇo ’ṁśena
datto viṣṇos tu yogavit
durvāsāḥ śaṅkarasyāṁśo
nibodhāṅgirasaḥ prajāḥ

Synonyms

somaḥ — the king of the moon planet; abhūt — appeared; brahmaṇaḥ — of Lord Brahmā; aṁśena — partial expansion; dattaḥ — Dattātreya; viṣṇoḥ — of Viṣṇu; tu — but; yoga-vit — very powerful yogī; durvāsāḥ — Durvāsā; śaṅkarasya aṁśaḥ — partial expansion of Lord Śiva; nibodha — just try to understand; aṅgirasaḥ — of the great sage Aṅgirā; prajāḥ — generations.

Translation

Thereafter, from the partial representation of Brahmā, the moon-god was born of them; from the partial representation of Viṣṇu, the great mystic Dattātreya was born; and from the partial representation of Śaṅkara [Lord Śiva], Durvāsā was born. Now you may hear from me of the many sons of Aṅgirā.