Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- śrī-bādarāyaṇir uvāca
- rājāsīd bhīṣmako nāma
- vidarbhādhipatir mahān
- tasya pancābhavan putrāḥ
- kanyaikā ca varānanā
śrī-bādarāyaṇiḥ—Śrī Bādarāyaṇi (Śukadeva, the son of Badarāyaṇa Veda-vyāsa); uvāca—said; rājā—a king; āsīt—there was; bhīṣmakaḥ nāma—named Bhīṣmaka; vidarbha-adhipatiḥ—ruler of the kingdom Vidarbha; mahān—great; tasya—his; pañca—five; abhavan—there were; putrāḥ—sons; kanyā—daughter; ekā—one; ca—and; vara—exceptionally beautiful; ānanā—whose face.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Śrī Bādarāyaṇi said: There was a king named Bhīṣmaka, the powerful ruler of Vidarbha. He had five sons and one daughter of lovely countenance.