Canto 2: The Cosmic ManifestationChapter 6: Purusa-sukta Confirmed

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Srimad Bhagavatam 2.6.4

tad-gatram vastu-saranam

saubhagasya ca bhajanam

tvag asya sparsa-vayos ca

sarva-medhasya caiva hi

SYNONYMS

tat -- His; gatram -- bodily surface; vastu-saranam -- of the active principles of all articles; saubhagasya -- of all auspicious opportunities; ca -- and; bhajanam -- the field of production; tvak -- skin; asya -- His; sparsa -- touch; vayoh -- of the moving airs; ca -- also; sarva -- all kinds of; medhasya -- of sacrifices; ca -- also; eva -- certainly; hi -- exactly.

TRANSLATION

His bodily surface is the breeding ground for the active principles of everything and for all kinds of auspicious opportunities. His skin, like the moving air, is the generating center for all kinds of sense of touch and is the place for performing all kinds of sacrifice.

PURPORT

The air is the moving agent of all the planets, and as such the generating centers for promotion to the deserving planets, the sacrifices, are His bodily surface and are naturally the origin of all auspicious opportunities.

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