SB 8.1.1


svāyambhuvasyeha guro
vaṁśo ‘yaṁ vistarāc chrutaḥ
yatra viśva-sṛjāṁ sargo
manūn anyān vadasva naḥ


śrīplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsri

and opulence; beautiful; beauty; fortune; Lakṣmī, the goddess of fortune; named //śrī//; opulence or beauty; opulences; the affluent; the goddess of fortune; the goddess of fortune, or a beautiful calf; the treasury houses; transcendental; with opulence.
-rājāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigraja

from the government; king; of a king; of the King; the King.
uvācaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_biguvāca

answered; described; explained; he recited; he said; inquired; prayed; replied; said; she said; she spoke; spoke; talked with them.
—the King (Mahārāja Parīkṣit) said; svāyambhuvasyaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsvāyambhuvasya

of Svāyambhuva; of Svāyambhuva Manu; of the great personality Svāyambhuva Manu.
—of the great personality Svāyambhuva Manu; ihaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigiha

as a matter of fact; at the present moment; at this place; by this; during this span of life; here (in this body); here (in this life); here (in this universe); here (on this water); here; here in Jagannātha Purī; here in the spiritual world; here in this world; here in Vṛndāvana; here, in this arena of sacrifice; herein; herewith; in material sense gratification; in the foolish species of life; in the material world; in the matter of this offense; in the sacrifice; in the universe; in this (material world); in this (the holy name); in this //Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam//; in this; in this battle; in this body; in this case; in this connection; in this existence; in this human society; in this land of Bhārata-varṣa; in this life; in this material world (especially in this pious land of Bhārata-varṣa, India); in this material world; in this matter of creation; in this millennium; in this narration; in this place; in this place, in this spot; in this situation; in this universe; in this very life; in this water; in this world; in this world of mortality; in this world or in this life; in Vaikuṇṭha; in which house; it; now; on this planet; on this subject; this; within the universe; within this life; within this material world; within this world.
—in this connection; guroplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigguro

my dear lord; my dear spiritual master; O my dear spiritual master; O my lord, my spiritual master; O my spiritual master; O preceptor; O supreme spiritual master.
—O my spiritual master; vaṁśaḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigvamsah

descendant; descendants; dynasty; family; family line; the dynasty.
—dynasty; ayamplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigayam

a person; all these (common men); all these; extraordinary it is; he (Śiva); He; Him; His; I am; in this; Kṛṣṇa; Lord Rāmacandra; of this; one; people in general; such a poor man; that; that is; the Lord; the Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa; the same; these; this (//Caitanya-caritāmṛta)//; this (as measured by Brahmā's duration of life); this (child within the womb); this (child); this (Kṛṣṇa); this (Lord Śiva); this (rascal); this (what has been described); this //brāhmaṇa//; this; this action taken by you; this animal; this Bali Mahārāja; this child; this demon; this form; this incarnation of Kapila; this is; this King; this King Pṛthu; this Kṛṣṇa; this living entity; this Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa; this man; this one (the Supreme Lord); this one; this period; this person (Ajāmila); this person (known as Ajāmila); this person; this Personality of Godhead; this process of creation and annihilation; this soul; this Vedic knowledge; Vasudeva; Śrī Kṛṣṇa; Śukadeva Gosvāmī.
—this; vistarātplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigvistarāt

due to expansion; elaborately; extensively.
—extensively; śrutaḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsrutah

a son named Śruta; heard; I am known; I have heard (from you); known, celebrated.
—I have heard (from you); yatraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigyatra

and wherever; anywhere; at home; at that time (when); from where; in place and time; in that; in that city; in that mountain (Trikūṭa); in that place where; in that state of affairs; in the Vaikuṇṭha planets; in those Vaikuṇṭha planets; in which; in which age; in which dynasty; in which forest; in which place (in the presence of exalted devotees); in which place; in whom; on which; on whom; the point where; there; there are; therein; thereupon; to the spot where; unto whom; upon her; upon whom (Mahārāja Ambarīṣa); when; whenever; where (the residential quarters of King Indra); where; where and how; where there is; wherein; wherein, in which dynasty; whereupon; wherever.
—wherein; viśvaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigvisva

of the cosmic world; of the universe; of the whole universe; the material worlds; the universe; the universes; the whole cosmic manifestation; the whole universe; the whole world; the world; universal; universe.
-sṛjāmplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsrjam

of those who created; the engineers.
—of the great personalities known as the prajāpatis, such as Marīci; sargaḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsargah

birth and death; creation; creation, involving the birth of many sons and grandsons from the daughters of Manu; manifestation; statement of the creation of the universe; the creation; the creation of the ingredients of the universe; the material creation.
—creation, involving the birth of many sons and grandsons from the daughters of Manu; manūnplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigmanūn

all the different Manus; Manus; the Manus; the Manus, semi-incarnations of God; the periodical heads like Vaivasvata Manu.
—Manus; anyānplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_biganyān

other; others.
—other; vadasvaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigvadasva

kindly describe; please describe.
—kindly describe; naḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bignah

among ourselves; among us; as we are; by us (Brahmā and the other demigods); by us; for us; like us (who are so engaged); like us; my; not; of all of us; of all of us demons; of ourselves; of us; our; ours; ourselves; to me; to us; toward us; unto me; unto us; upon us; us (the demigods); us; us demigods; we; with us.
—to us.


King Parīkṣit said: O my lord, my spiritual master, now I have fully heard from Your Grace about the dynasty of Svāyambhuva Manu. But there are also other Manus, and I want to hear about their dynasties. Kindly describe them to us.