TEXT 328
indra-savarnye 'brhadbhanu' abhidhana
ei caudda manvantare caudda 'avatara' nama
SYNONYMS
indra-savarnye—in the Indra-savarnya-manvantara; brhadbhanu—the avatara named Brhadbhanu; abhidhana—named; ei caudda manvantare—in the fourteen manvantaras; caudda—fourteen; avatara—of the incarnations; nama—different names.
TRANSLATION
"In the Indra-savarnya-manvantara, the avatara was named Brhadbhanu. These are the names of the fourteen avataras in the fourteen manvantaras.
PURPORT
Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, in his Anubhasya, gives a list of Manus and their fathers' names: (1) Svayambhuva Manu, the son of Lord Brahma; (2) Svarocisa, the son of Svarocih, or Agni, the predominating deity of fire; (3) Uttama, the son of King Priyavrata; (4) Tamasa, the brother of Uttama; (5) Raivata, the twin brother of Tamasa; (6) Caksusa, the son of the demigod Caksu; (7) Vaivasvata, the son of Vivasvan, the sun-god (whose name is also mentioned in Bhagavad-gita (4.1)); (8) Savarni, a son born to the sun-god and wife named Chaya; (9) Daksa-savarni, the son of the demigod Varuna; (10) Brahma-savarni, the son of Upasloka; (11-14) Rudra-savarni, Dharma-savarni, Deva-savarni and Indra-savarni, the sons of Rudra, Ruci, Satyasaha and Bhuti respectively.

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