SB 4.1.61

तेभ्योऽग्नयः समभवन्चत्वारिंशच्च पञ्च च ।
त एवैकोनपञ्चाशत्साकं पितृपितामहैः ॥६१॥

Text

tebhyo ‘gnayaḥ samabhavan
catvāriṁśac ca pañca ca
ta evaikonapañcāśat
sākaṁ pitṛ-pitāmahaiḥ

Synonyms

tebhyaḥ—from them; agnayaḥ—fire-gods; samabhavan—were produced; catvāriṁśat—forty; ca—and; panca—five; ca—and; te—they; eva—certainly; ekona-pañcāśat—forty-nine; sākam—along with; pitṛ-pitāmahaiḥ—with the fathers and grandfather.

Translation

From those three sons another forty-five descendants were generated, who are also fire-gods. The total number of fire-gods is therefore forty-nine, including the fathers and the grandfather.

Purport

The grandfather is Agni, and the sons are Pāvaka, Pavamāna and Śuci. Counting these four, plus forty-five grandsons, there are altogether forty-nine different fire-gods.

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