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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 3.12.44
ānvīkṣikī trayī vārtā
daṇḍa-nītis tathaiva ca
evaḿ vyāhṛtayaś cāsan
praṇavo hy asya dahrataḥ
ānvīkṣikī — logic; trayī — the three goals, namely religion, economy and salvation; vārtā — sense gratification; daṇḍa — law and order; nītiḥ — moral codes; tathā — as also; eva ca — respectively; evam — thus; vyāhṛtayaḥ — the celebrated hymns bhūḥ, bhuvaḥ and svaḥ; ca — also; āsan — came into existence; praṇavaḥ — the oḿkāra; hi — certainly; asya — of him (Brahmā); dahrataḥ — from the heart.
The science of logical argument, the Vedic goals of life, and also law and order, moral codes, and the celebrated hymns bhūḥ, bhuvaḥ and svaḥ all became manifested from the mouths of Brahmā, and the praṇava oḿkāra was manifested from his heart.
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