- sāpi tat-prāśanād eva
- citraketor adhārayat
- garbhaṁ kṛtadyutir devī
- kṛttikāgner ivātmajam
sā—she; api—even; tat-prāśanāt—by eating the remnants of food from the great sacrifice; eva—indeed; citraketoḥ—from King Citraketu; adhārayat—bore; garbham—pregnancy; kṛtadyutiḥ—Queen Kṛtadyuti; devī—the goddess; kṛttikā—Kṛttikā; agneḥ—from Agni; iva—as; ātma-jam—a son.
As Kṛttikādevī, after receiving the semen of Lord Śiva from Agni, conceived a child named Skanda [Kārttikeya], Kṛtadyuti, having received semen from Citraketu, became pregnant after eating remnants of food from the yajña performed by Aṅgirā.