TEXT 8
sa vai ruroda devānāṁ
pūrvajo bhagavān bhavaḥ
nāmāni kuru me dhātaḥ
sthānāni ca jagad-guro
SYNONYMS
saḥ—he; vai—certainly; ruroda—cried loudly; devānām pūrvajaḥ—the eldest of all demigods; bhagavān—the most powerful; bhavaḥ—Lord Śiva; nāmāni—different names; kuru—designate; me—my; dhātaḥ—O destiny maker; sthānāni—places; ca—also; jagat-guro—O teacher of the universe.
TRANSLATION
After his birth he began to cry: O destiny maker, teacher of the universe, kindly designate my name and place.

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