paramesthi tv apam madhye
tatha sannam aveksya gam
katham enam samunnesya
iti dadhyau dhiya ciram
Translation by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada:
Sri Maitreya said: Thus, seeing the earth merged in the water, Brahma gave his attention for a long time to how it could be lifted.
Purport by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada:
According to Jiva Gosvami, the topics delineated here are of different millenniums. The present topics are of the Sveta-varaha millennium, and topics regarding the Caksusa millennium will also be discussed in this chapter.