prahladascasmi daityanam kalah kalayatamaham
mrganam ea mrgendro'ham vainateyadca paksinam
Among the demons I am Prahlada; among reckoners or existence I am Time; among beasts, I am the lion; and among birds, Garuda, (the vehicle of Lord Visnu). 30
Prahladadcasmi daityanam:- 'Daitya' (Demons), were those who were born of Diti. Among the demons, Prahlada was the chief demon. He showed great devotion for the Lord, without having any desire for the fruit. So, he is called a divine glory of the Lord.
The Lord in the case of Prahlada, has used the present tense, because His devotees never die. They can be ever beheld by believers. Even when, they merge into the Lord, if a person wants to behold them, the Lord appears, in their form.
Kaiak) kalayatamaham:- Time, is the reckoner of the appearance, stay and disappearance of things and beings, in the universe. Therefore it is called a glory of the Lord.
Mrganam ca mrgendro'ham:- The lion is the lord of beasts. He is more powerful and courageous, than other wild beasts, such as tiger, panther, leopard and bear etc. So, he is a glory of the Lord.
Vainateyasca paksinam:- Garuda, the son of Vinata, is me lord of birds and God's devotee. He is me vehicle of Lord Visnu. When he flies the sound of the hymns of Samaveda, is produced with his wings. So he is the Lord's divine glory.
The distinction in all these glories, is the Lord's. So a striver while thinking of them should think of the, Lord only.