SB 8.1.20


tatrendro rocanas tv āsīd
devāś ca tuṣitādayaḥ
ūrja-stambhādayaḥ sapta
ṛṣayo brahma-vādinaḥ


tatraplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigtatra

about the well of nectar; all those; among the sons; among them; and there; as well as; at that time; at that very spot; because of; here; in Him; in such; in such a condition; in such a position; in such a subject matter; in such activities; in that; in that case; in that connection (getting out of the entanglement of material conditioning); in that connection; in that direction; in that dynasty; in that forest; in that function; in that heavenly planet; in that meeting; in that ninth period of Manu; in that period (the eleventh //manvantara//); in that period; in that period of Manu; in that place; in that sacrifice; in that sixth //manvantara//; in that way; in the assembly; in the battlefield; in the eighth //manvantara//; in the forest; in this //manvantara//; in this; in those //manvantara// periods; in those hellish planets; in victory or defeat; in whom; inside the house of Narakāsura; on that hill; on the bank of the river; on the spot; on this fact; standing there; than them; that; then; then and there; thereafter; therefore; therein; thereof; thereon; thereupon; to that household life; upon doing this; within the wide-open mouth of Kṛṣṇa.
—in this manvantara; indraḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigindrah

Indra; King Indra; King Indra of heaven; Lord Indra; the controlling demigod supplying rains; the demigod in heaven; the head of the demigods, King Indra; the King of heaven; the King of heaven, Indra; the King of heaven, Lord Indra; the King of the demigods; the King of the heavenly planet; the lord of the heavenly planet.
—Indra; rocanaḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigrocanaḥ

Rocana; Rocana, the son of Yajña.
—Rocana, the son of Yajña; tuplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigtu

again; also; and; as to; as well as; but (because of misfortune); but; certainly; due to; expletive; however; in fact; indeed; moreover; must; of course; on the contrary; only; that; then; yet.
—but; āsītplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigāsīt

agreed; appeared; as it grew; became; became manifest; became possible; became situated; becomes; came into existence; came to be; did rest; existed; exists; generated; got; happened; has become; it came into existence; it so became; it so happened; it so remained; it was; occurred; remained; remained or was enjoyed; she became; takes place; there is; there ordinarily was; there was (in the form of a curse); there was; there were; took a vow; was; was begotten; was born; was entrusted; was existing; was manifested; was situated; was so done; was there; were produced; were visible.
—became; devāḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigdevah

a demigod; by incarnation; demigod; King Indra; Lord; Lord Brahmā; Lord Indra; Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva; Lord Yamarāja; Lord Śambhu; Mahādeva; Mahārāja Pṛthu; providence; Supreme Lord; that Lord Brahmā; the demigod; the demigod Indra; the demigod Varuṇa; the demigod Yamarāja (//dīvyatīti devaḥ,// one who is always brilliant and illuminated is called //deva//); the demigods; the god; the god of rain; the Lord; the Lord, God; the Personality of Godhead; the principal demigod; the Supreme Lord; the Supreme Personality of Godhead; the worshipable lord; to the Personality of Godhead; to the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
—demigods; caplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigca

//ca//; all these; also; also other bodily forms; also that I have not been able to ask; and (the five gross material elements and the ten acting and knowledge-gathering senses); and; and also; and Devahūti; and for all; and the paraphernalia; as also; as much as; as well; as well as; but; certainly; either; however; indeed; only; or; over and above; respectively; the word //ca//; this word //ca//; thus; totally; unlimitedly; verily.
—also; tuṣitaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigtusita

-ādayaḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigādayaḥ

all of them surrounding Lord Indra; all these together; and other creatures; and others; and so on; and such others; etc; headed by; others; such persons.
—Tuṣita and others; ūrjaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigūrja

—Ūrja; stambhaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigstambha

a memorial column; a stunned condition; because of this impudence; becoming stunned; being stunned; impudence; of pillars; paralysis; shock; Stambha; stunned.
—Stambha; ādayaḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigādayaḥ

all of them surrounding Lord Indra; all these together; and other creatures; and others; and so on; and such others; etc; headed by; others; such persons.
—and others; saptaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsapta

all together seven; seven; seven systems; sevenfold.
—seven; ṛṣayaḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigrsayah

all learned //ṛṣis,// saintly persons; all the //ṛṣis//; all the great saintly persons; all the sages; all the saintly persons; all the saintly sages; great sages; great sages and saintly persons; great saintly persons; great saintly persons like Mārkaṇḍeya; great saintly sages; great saints; learned scholars; O great sages; sages; sages who perform such sacrifices; saintly persons; the great //ṛṣis// such as Bhṛgu; the great sages; the great sages and saintly persons; the great saintly persons; the great saintly sages; the learned sages; the sages (in the forest); the sages; the seven //ṛṣis//; the seven //ṛṣis// of the seven planets; the seven famous sages; the seven sages; those who are active within; very saintly persons.
—great saints; brahmaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigbrahma

//brahma//; //brāhmaṇas//; //mantras// beginning with //oṁ// (such as //oṁ tad viṣṇoḥ paramaṁ padaṁ sadā paśyanti sūrayaḥ//); //Veda//; //Vedas//; absolute; Absolute Truth; all my brahminical qualifications; all the //Vedas//; all the //Vedas// with their different branches of knowledge; all the Vedas; all transcendental literatures; and //brahma//; Being; brahma; Brahmaloka; Brahman; brahminical civilization; brahminical culture; by Lord Brahmā; called by the name Brahman; from the activities of Brahman realization or austerity; Gāyatrī hymns; impersonal Brahman; impersonal Brahman realization; is the //brāhmaṇas//; knowledge of Brahman; Kṛṣṇa; Lord Brahmā; of a //brāhmaṇa//; of impersonal Brahman; of impersonal Brahman, or the Absolute Truth; of Lord Brahmā; of the //brāhmaṇas//; of the impersonal effulgence; spirit; spiritual; spiritual kingdom; spiritual knowledge; spiritual nature; spiritual power; Supreme; the //brāhmaṇas//; the //Vedas//; the Absolute; the Absolute Truth; the all-pervading Absolute Truth; the brahminical culture; the greatest; the Gāyatrī //mantra//; the impersonal Brahman (which is an emanation from Kṛṣṇa); the impersonal Brahman; the impersonal Brahman effulgence; the impersonal feature; the Parabrahman, Kṛṣṇa; the personified //Vedas//; the Supreme; the Supreme Absolute Truth; the Supreme Brahman; the Supreme Brahman, the Personality of Godhead; the Supreme Lord; the Supreme Personality of Godhead; the supreme spirit; the supreme truth, the Absolute Truth, Brahman; the Vedic knowledge; the Vedic literatures; the Vedic wisdom; Transcendence; transcendental; truth; unlimited; Vedic; Vedic knowledge; Vedic sound; without change; You are known as Brahman.
-vādinaḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigvādinaḥ

advocates; speaking; speaking, declaring.
—all faithful devotees.


During the reign of Svārociṣa, the post of Indra was assumed by Rocana, the son of Yajña. Tuṣita and others became the principal demigods, and Ūrja, Stambha and others became the seven saints. All of them were faithful devotees of the Lord.