SB 3.26.60

क्षुत्पिपासे ततः स्यातां समुद्रस्त्वेतयोरभूत् ।
अथास्य हृदयं भिन्नं हृदयान्मन उत्थितम् ॥६०॥

Text

kṣut-pipāse tataḥ syātāṁ
samudras tv etayor abhūt
athāsya hṛdayaṁ bhinnaṁ
hṛdayān mana utthitam

Synonyms

kṣut-pipāse—hunger and thirst; tatah—then; syātām—appeared; samudrah—the ocean; tu—then; etayoḥ—in their wake; abhūt—appeared; atha—then; asya—of the universal form; hṛdayam—a heart; bhinnam—appeared; hṛdayāt—from the heart; manah—the mind; utthitam—appeared. 

Translation

Next grew feelings of hunger and thirst, and in their wake came the manifestation of the oceans. Then a heart became manifest, and in the wake of the heart the mind appeared. 

Purport

The ocean is considered to be the presiding deity of the abdomen, where the feelings of hunger and thirst originate. When there is an irregularity in hunger and thirst, one is advised, according to Āyur-vedic treatment, to take a bath in the ocean. 

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