SB 8.1.1

Text

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

Synonyms

śrī-rājā uvāca—the King (Mahārāja Parīkṣit) said; svāyambhuvasya—of the great personality Svāyambhuva Manu; iha—in this connection; guro—O my spiritual master; vaṁśaḥ—dynasty; ayam—this; vistarāt—extensively; śrutaḥ—I have heard (from you); yatra—wherein; viśva-sṛjām—of the great personalities known as the prajāpatis, such as Marīci; sargaḥ—creation, involving the birth of many sons and grandsons from the daughters of Manu; manūn—Manus; anyān—other; vadasva—kindly describe; naḥ—to us. 

Translation

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.