sri-yaksa ucuh
vayam anucara-mukhyah karmabhis te mano-jnais
ta iha diti-sutena prapita vahakatvam
sa tu jana-paritapam tat-krtam janata te
narahara upanitah pancatam panca-vimsa
sri-yaksah ucuh—the inhabitants of the Yaksa planet prayed; vayam—we; anucara-mukhyah—the chief among Your many servants; karmabhih—by services; te—unto You; mano-jnaih—very pleasing; te—they; iha—at the present moment; diti-sutena—by Hiranyakasipu, the son of Diti; prapitah—forced to engage as; vahakatvam—the palanquin carriers; sah—he; tu—but; jana-paritapam—the miserable condition of everyone; tat-krtam—caused by him; janata—knowing; te—by You; nara-hara—O Lord in the form of Nrsimha; upanitah—is put to; pancatam—death; panca-vimsa—O twenty-fifth principle (the controller of the other twenty-four elements).
The inhabitants of Yaksaloka prayed: O controller of the twenty-four elements, we are considered the best servants of Your Lordship because of rendering services pleasing to You, yet we engaged as palanquin carriers by the order of Hiranyakasipu, the son of Diti. O Lord in the form of Nrsimhadeva, You know how this demon gave trouble to everyone, but now You have killed him, and his body is mixing with the five material elements.
The Supreme Lord is the controller of the ten senses, the five material elements, the five sense objects, the mind, the intelligence, the false ego and the soul. Therefore He is addressed as panca-vimsa, the twenty-fifth element. The inhabitants of the Yaksa planet are supposed to be the best of all servants, but Hiranyakasipu engaged them as palanquin carriers. The entire universe was in trouble because of Hiranyakasipu, but now that Hiranyakasipu’s body was mixing with the five material elements—earth, water, fire, air and sky—everyone felt relief. Upon Hiranyakasipu’s death, the Yaksas were reinstated in their original service to the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Thus they felt obliged to the Lord and offered their prayers.

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