अथ श्रोत्रमत्यवहत्; तद्यदा मृत्युमत्यमुच्यत ता दिशोऽभवन्; ता इमा दिशः परेण मृत्युमतिक्रान्ताः ॥ १५ ॥
atha śrotramatyavahat; tadyadā mṛtyumatyamucyata tā diśo’bhavan; tā imā diśaḥ pareṇa mṛtyumatikrāntāḥ || 15 ||
15. Then it carried the ear. When the ear got rid of death, it became the quarters. Those quarters, having transcended death, remain beyond its reach.
Similarly the ear became the quarters. The quarters remain, divided into the east and so forth.