SB 7.1.40


jajñāte tau diteḥ putrau
hiraṇyakaśipur jyeṣṭho
hiraṇyākṣo ‘nujas tataḥ


jajñāteplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigjajñāte

were born.
—were born; tauplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigtau

both; both of them; Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma; months; Nalakūvara and Maṇigrīva; of them; the couple; the two; the two boys of the demigods; the two doorkeepers (Jaya and Vijaya); them; these two; they; those; those two (Jaya and Vijaya); those two (Ṣaṇḍa and Amarka); those two; those two doorkeepers; those two gatekeepers; those two porters; unto those two.
—the two; diteḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigditeḥ

of Diti.
—of Diti; putrauplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigputrau

born as sons; sons; the sons; the two sons Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma; to two sons; two sons.
—the sons; daityaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigdaitya

among the demons; by the demons; by whom the demons; demon; demons; of demons; son of Diti; the demons.
-dānavaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigdānava

ghosts; O demon; the demons; with the demons.
—by all the demons; vanditauplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigvanditau

being worshiped; worshiped.
—being worshiped; hiraṇyakaśipuḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bighiraṇyakaśipuḥ

Hiraṇyakaśipu; the demon Hiraṇyakaśipu; the demoniac king Hiraṇyakaśipu; the father of Prahlāda Mahārāja.
—Hiraṇyakaśipu; jyeṣṭhaḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigjyesthah

the elder; the eldest; the eldest son.
—the elder; hiraṇyākṣaḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bighiraṇyākṣaḥ

by the name Hiraṇyākṣa; Hiraṇyākṣa; the demon Hiraṇyākṣa; the king named Hiraṇyākṣa.
—Hiraṇyākṣa; anujaḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_biganujaḥ

the younger; younger brother; younger brothers.
—the younger; tataḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigtatah

after Kṛṣṇa took action to kill the demon's body from within the mouth; after purifying the seven planets of the seven great sages; after that; after that incident; after this; again from King Udgītha; among them; and there; and thereafter; as such; at that; at this time; because of that; because of this; because of this self-realization; beyond the brahmajyoti, or in His own Vaikuṇṭha planet; beyond whom; by such activities; by such duality; father; from Abhimanyu; from Agniveśya; from Bālika; from Citrakṛt; from Devadatta; from Devadyumna; from Divāka; from him (Ayu); from him (Ayutāyu); from him (Bhīmaratha); from him (Budha); from him (Cyavana); from him (Deva-ṛṣabha); from him (Dharma); from him (Dhundhumān); from him (Dhṛti); from him (Jaya); from him (Mīḍhvān); from him (Nandivardhana); from him (Pracinvān); from him (Ripuñjaya); from him (Ruṣadratha); from him (Sahasrānīka); from him (Satkarmā); from him (Satyaratha); from him (Skanda); from him (Suratha); from him (Svarga); from him (Sārvabhauma); from him (Vahni); from him (Vasu); therefore; therefore, because of this; therein; thereof; thereupon; whereby.


These two associates of the Lord—Jaya and Vijaya—later descended to the material world, taking birth as the two sons of Diti, Hiraṇyakaśipu being the elder and Hiraṇyākṣa the younger. They were very much respected by the Daityas and Dānavas [demoniac species].