TEXT 5
gatvodīcīṁ diśaṁ rājā
rudrānucara-sevitām
dadarśa himavad-droṇyāṁ
purīṁ guhyaka-saṅkulām
SYNONYMS
gatvā—going; udīcīm—northern; diśam—direction; rājā—King Dhruva; rudra-anucara—by followers of Rudra, Lord Śiva; sevitām—inhabited; dadarśa—saw; himavat—Himalayan; droṇyām—in a valley; purīm—a city; guhyaka—ghostly persons; saṅkulām—full of.
TRANSLATION
Dhruva Mahārāja went to the northern direction of the Himalayan range. In a valley he saw a city full of ghostly persons who were followers of Lord Śiva.
PURPORT
In this verse it is stated that the Yakṣas are more or less devotees of Lord Śiva. By this indication the Yakṣas may be taken to be the Himalayan tribes like the Tibetans.

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