- tasya nābheḥ samabhavat
- padma-koṣo hiraṇmayaḥ
- tasmiñ jajñe mahārāja
- svayambhūś catur-ānanaḥ
tasya—of Him (the Supreme Personality of Godhead); nābheḥ—from the navel; samabhavat—generated; padma-koṣaḥ—a lotus; hiraṇmayaḥ—known as Hiraṇmaya, or golden; tasmin—on that golden lotus; jajñe—appeared; mahārāja—O King; svayambhūḥ—one who is self-manifested, who takes birth without a mother; catuḥ-ānanaḥ—with four heads.
O King Parīkṣit, from the navel of the Supreme Personality of Godhead was generated a golden lotus, on which the four-faced Lord Brahmā took his birth.