And, among the household priests, Oh Arjuna,
know me to be the chief, Brihaspati.
Among the generals of the army, I am Skanda.
Among reservoirs of water, I am the ocean.Among the great sages I am
Among words I am the monosyllable Om. Among sacrifices I
am the sacrifice known as japa
(silent repetition of a mantra).
Among the immovables I am the Himalayas.
Among the trees I am the peepul. Among the divine sages I am
Narada. Among gandharvas, Chitraratha. Among the perfected, I
am sage Kapila.
Know me as uchchaihshravas born of nectar among horses. Among lordly elephants I am
Among men, I am the king.