कतमे षडित्य्; अग्निश्च पृथिवी च वायुश्चान्तरिक्शं चादित्यश्च द्यौश्चैते षड्, एते हीदं सर्वं षडिति ॥ ७ ॥
katame ṣaḍity; agniśca pṛthivī ca vāyuścāntarikśaṃ cādityaśca dyauścaite ṣaḍ, ete hīdaṃ sarvaṃ ṣaḍiti || 7 ||
7. ‘Which are the six (gods)?’ ‘Fire, the earth, the air the sky, the sun and heaven— these are the six. Because all those (gods) are (comprised in) these six.’
‘Which are the six (gods)?’ The same gods, fire and the rest, that are classed as Vasus, leaving out the moon and the stars, become six in number. ‘Because all those (thirty-three and other gods) that have been spoken of are these six.’ In other words, the Vasus and others that have been enumerated as details are included in these six.