TEXT 15
tasya tribhuvanadhisah
phaladah phalam icchatam
atmanam darsayam cakrur
maya visnu-vinirmitah
SYNONYMS
tasya—before him (King Rantideva); tri-bhuvana-adhisah—the controllers of the three worlds (demigods like Brahma and Siva); phaladah—who can bestow all fruitive results; phalam icchatam—of persons who desire material benefit; atmanam—their own identities; darsayam cakruh—manifested; mayah—the illusory energy; visnu—by Lord Visnu; vinirmitah—created.
TRANSLATION
Demigods like Lord Brahma and Lord Siva, who can satisfy all materially ambitious men by giving them the rewards they desire, then manifested their own identities before King Rantideva, for it was they who had presented themselves as the brahmana, sudra, candala and so on.

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