|Canto 12: The Age of Deterioration||Chapter 7: The Purāṇic Literatures|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.7.15
manvantaraḿ manur devā
rṣayo 'ḿśāvatārāś ca
hareḥ ṣaḍ-vidham ucyate
manu-antaram — the reign of each Manu; manuḥ — the Manu; devāḥ — the demigods; manu-putrāḥ — the sons of Manu; sura-īśvarāḥ — the different Indras; ṛṣayaḥ — the chief sages; aḿśa-avatārāḥ — the incarnations of portions of the Supreme Lord; ca — and; hareḥ — of Lord Hari; ṣaṭ-vidham — sixfold; ucyate — is said.
In each reign of Manu, six types of personalities appear as manifestations of Lord Hari: the ruling Manu, the chief demigods, the sons of Manu, Indra, the great sages and the partial incarnations of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
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