tato param upadaya
sa sargaya mano dadhe
tatahthereafter; aparamanother; upadayahaving accepted; sahhe; sargayain the matter of creation; manahmind; dadhe gave attention.
Thereafter Brahma accepted another body, in which sex life was not forbidden, and thus he engaged himself in the matter of further creation.
In his former body, which was transcendental, affection for sex life was forbidden, and Brahma therefore had to accept another body to allow himself to be connected with sex. He thus engaged himself in the matter of creation. His former body transformed into fog, as previously described.

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