|Canto 11: General History||Chapter 24: The Philosophy of Sāńkhya|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 11.24.13
adho 'surāṇāḿ nāgānāḿ
bhūmer oko 'sṛjat prabhuḥ
tri-lokyāḿ gatayaḥ sarvāḥ
adhaḥ — below; asurāṇām — of the demons; nāgānām — of the celestial snakes; bhūmeḥ — from the earth; okaḥ — the residence; asṛjat — created; prabhuḥ — Lord Brahmā; tri-lokyām — of the three worlds; gatayaḥ — the destinations; sarvāḥ — all; karmaṇām — of fruitive activities; tri-guṇa-ātmanām — partaking of the three modes.
Lord Brahmā created the region below the earth for the demons and the Nāga snakes. In this way the destinations of the three worlds were arranged as the corresponding reactions for different kinds of work performed within the three modes of nature.
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