- manur uvāca
- ādeśe 'haṁ bhagavato
- sthānaṁ tv ihānujānīhi
- prajānāṁ mama ca prabho
manuḥ uvāca—Śrī Manu said; ādeśe—under the order; aham—I; bhagavataḥ—of your powerful self; varteya—shall stay; amīva-sūdana—O killer of all sins; sthānam—the place; tu—but; iha—in this world; anujānīhi—please let me know; prajānām—of the living entities born from me; mama—my; ca—also; prabho—O lord.
Śrī Manu said: O all-powerful lord, O killer of all sins, I shall abide by your order. Now please let me know my place and that of the living entities born of me.