Canto 12: The Age of DeteriorationChapter 12: The Topics of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Summarized

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.12.17

dakṣa-janma pracetobhyas

tat-putrīṇāḿ ca santatiḥ

yato devāsura-narās

tiryań-naga-khagādayaḥ

SYNONYMS

dakṣa-janma — the birth of Dakṣa; pracetobhyaḥ — from the Pracetās; tat-putrīṇām — of his daughters; ca — and; santatiḥ — the progeny; yataḥ — from which; deva-asura-narāḥ — the demigods, demons and human beings; tiryak-naga-khaga-ādayaḥ — the animals, serpents, birds and other species.

TRANSLATION

The rebirth of Prajāpati Dakṣa as the son of the Pracetās, and the progeny of Dakṣa's daughters, who initiated the races of demigods, demons, human beings, animals, serpents, birds and so on — all this is described.

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