- tasmād īśa bhajantyā me
- śreyaś cintaya suvrata
- hṛta-śriyo hṛta-sthānān
- sapatnaiḥ pāhi naḥ prabho
tasmāt—therefore; īśa—O powerful controller; bhajantyāḥ—of your servitor; me—me; śreyaḥ—auspiciousness; cintaya—just consider; su-vrata—O most gentle one; hṛta-śriyaḥ—bereft of all opulence; hṛta-sthānān—bereft of a residence; sapatnaiḥ—by the competitors; pāhi—please protect; naḥ—us; prabho—O my lord.
Therefore, most gentle lord, kindly favor your maidservant. We have now been deprived of our opulence and residence by our competitors, the demons. Kindly give us protection.
Aditi, the mother of the demigods, appealed to Kaśyapa Muni to give the demigods protection. When we speak of the demigods, this also includes their mother.