SB 8.1.5

Text

ākūtyāṁ devahūtyāṁ ca
duhitros tasya vai manoḥ
dharma-jñānopadeśārthaṁ
bhagavān putratāṁ gataḥ

Synonyms

ākūtyām—from the womb of Ākūti; devahūtyām ca—and from the womb of Devahūti; duhitroḥ—of the two daughters; tasya—of him; vai—indeed; manoḥ—of Svāyambhuva Manu; dharma—religion; jñāna—and knowledge; upadeśa-artham—for instructing; bhagavān—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; putratām—sonhood under Ākūti and Devahūti; gataḥ—accepted. 

Translation

Svāyambhuva Manu had two daughters, named Ākūti and Devahūti. From their wombs, the Supreme Personality of Godhead appeared as two sons named Yajñamūrti and Kapila respectively. These sons were entrusted with preaching about religion and knowledge. 

Purport

Devahūti’s son was known as Kapila, and Ākūti’s son was known as Yajñamūrti. Both of Them taught about religion and philosophical knowledge.