- āpaṇo vyavahāro 'tra
- citram andho bahūdanam
- pitṛhūr dakṣiṇaḥ karṇa
- uttaro devahūḥ smṛtaḥ
āpaṇaḥ—named Āpaṇa; vyavahāraḥ—business of the tongue; atra—here; citram—of all varieties; andhaḥ—eatables; bahūdanam—named Bahūdana; pitṛ-hūḥ—named Pitṛhū; dakṣiṇaḥ—right; karṇaḥ—ear; uttaraḥ—left; deva-hūḥ—Devahū; smṛtaḥ—is called.
The city called Āpaṇa represents engagement of the tongue in speech, and Bahūdana is the variety of foodstuffs. The right ear is called the gate of Pitṛhū, and the left ear is called the gate of Devahū.