Among weapons I am the thunderbolt;
among cows I am the wish-fulfilling cow; I am the god of
love, the progenitor; among serpents I am Vasuki.I am
among the nagas. I am Varuna among water-deities.
among the manes am I. I am Yama
among the governors.
I am Prahlada among the
demons. Among the reckoners I am time. Among beasts I am
their king, the lion. And, Garuda among
Among the purifiers I am
the wind. Rama among the warriors am
I. Among fishes I am the shark. Among rivers I am the Ganga.